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HPH Task Force on Migrant Friendly Hospitals - Meeting in Brighton

HPH Task Force on Migrant Friendly Hospitals - Meeting in Brighton

5th Meeting of the Task Force Migrant Friendly Culturally Competent Health care

Workshop on "Migrant patient empowerment and community envolvement"

Brighton, 8th-9th November 2007

University of Brighton - Falmer - Mayfield House Boardroom, room 301

- This meeting is being held jointly with the COST/Action HOME "Health and Social Care for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe", which is coordinated by Prof David Ingleby.

Provisional Program

TF MFCCH speakers

Empowerment effective interventions

Alexander Bischoff, Institut für Pflegewissenschaft, Universität Basel

Relevant research on Health Promotion carried out by the International Health Development Research Centre (IHDRC), University of Brighton, UK.

John Kenneth Davies, Director.

Migrant community involvement as part of an overall strategy for healthcare organisations

Dilshad Khan, Director of Equality and Diversity at Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Patient empowerment in the hospital setting

Ursula Karl-Trummer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie, Vienna.

Knowledge-related access to health care and the development of community health literacy

Lai Fong Chu, researcher at the University of Leeds and leader of the specific WG "Patient and Community empowerment"

COST/Action HOME speakers

Health promotion in a multicultural society

Arild Aambø and Claire Mock-Munõz De Luna (Oslo) (MFCCH member)

User and community involvement

Mark Johnson, Professor of Diversity in Health & Social Care and Director of the Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester

User involvement in mental health: Brazil and The Netherlands

Cláudia de Freitas (Utrecht)

Community Development: A Spanish perspective (provisional title)

Manuel García Ramirez (Sevilla)

Health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention (provisional title)

Matt Southern (University of St Andrews)

The role of migrant association

Sandro Cattacin, University of Geneva


Participants should arrive in Brighton on the evening of Wednesday 7th November. Those of us who wish to eat together can meet around 19.00 at the Lansdown Hotel.

Thursday 8th November: all-day meeting with presentations and workshops. This will be held at the University of Brighton, which is kindly hosting this event. The venue of the meeting is Mayfield House Boardroom, room 301 - Falmer , University of Brighton (Falmer station is on the Brighton to Eastbourne train line, 3rd stop).

In the evening there is a social dinner planned.

Friday 9th November: Continuation of the thematic meeting (9,30 -12,30) - TF MFCCH Advisory Board meeting (14,30 - 17,00)


Recommended hotels for the meeting, these are in order of preference but you need to make the booking directly.

1) the Lansdowne Hotel

2) the Old Ship Hotel

3) the Quality Hotel (If you book at the Quality you should ask for a refurbished room as some rooms are still in the process of being improved


Coming from abroad, the most convenient airport is Gatwick (direct trains to Brighton, 30 mins). However, you can also travel via other London airports. From Heathrow to Brighton there is a direct bus service (National Express JL747) taking 2hrs and leaving every hour at 35 minutes past the hour from the Central Bus Station. You can also take a bus to Gatwick South terminal (these are more frequent) and take the train to Brighton from there.

From London City Airport or Stansted you should head for Victoria Station in central London. Trains from Victoria to Brighton take 1 hour. Regarding transport, the most convenient airport is Gatwick (direct trains to Brighton, 30 mins). However, you can also travel via other London airports (London (Victoria Station) - Brighton by train, 1 hour).

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