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Refugees Initiative

Health promoting integration

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INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

Hogskolan Vast (University West)

COUNTRY

Sweden

CITY

Trollhättan

Address

Gustava Melins gata 2 - 461 32

Contact person:
Thomas Winman - [email protected]
Per Assmo - [email protected]
Marie Westerlind - [email protected]

TYPOLOGY

- Health services
- Help desk and supporting services for refugee students
- Intercultural competences activities for staff
- Language and other introductory courses for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

University West collaborates with Uddevalla Municipality and supports the local authority by developping models and approaches to facilitate newly arrived refugees join the local scheme of public health. Health services become a tool of integration in a field (public health) where Uddevalla Municipality is particular active.

Activities
The initiative reflects the University West active commitment and contribution to the local society and we take our commitment seriously.