UP MS Migrant Health Programs

Conference programme included site visit related to the conference theme. (Building Healthy Cities: Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable). These program will give an introduction to local knowledge of health and wellbeing promotion.

University of Pécs and WHO European Office has a long-lasting, living cooperation and the Chair of Migration Health of the University of Pécs Medical School is under designation for WHO Collaborating Center on Migration Health Training and Research.

The University is hosting students from more than fifty countries and they are contributing to the colourful cultural life of the city. Within the frame of the undergraduate and postgraduate medical training the regular and optional programs provide knowledge and skills for the students on cultural competence, humanitarian assistance and how to provide health assistance, launch health promotion programs in a diverse community. These programs serve from the human resource capacity development point of view the implementation of WHO newly adopted ‘Migration Health Strategy and Action Plan’.

Participants visited the campus of the Medical School, experiencing the living, colourful life of the students and received a short overview of the training and research programs of the Chair of Migration Health.