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Healthy Ageing of Roma Communities: Endowers, Realities, Perspectives - European-level symposium

The University of Pécs Medical School in partnership with the WHO Regional Office for Europe and in coordination with the WHO Country Office, Hungary will organize and host a European-level symposium, entitled Healthy Ageing of Roma Communities: Endowers - Realities - Perspectives.

The main objective of the event is to provide a scientific forum for the exchange of experience in promoting the health of Roma populations at community level, in accordance with:

- the new European policy framework for health and well-being (Health 2020) in general and one of its main strategic objectives concerning the reduction of health inequalities in particular; and

- the new strategic goal of the European Commission concerning healthy ageing.

The symposium will be organized in Pecs and between 27 and 29 October 2014.

For further detailed information please download the attachment which contains the scope and purpose of the planned event.

Visibility on further websites:

University of Pécs Medical School, Migrant Health Programs:

http://www.mighealth-unipecs.eu/

World Health Organization:

http://www.euro.who.int/en/media-centre/events/events/2014/10/european-symposium-on-healthy-ageing-in-roma-communities

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