The Project

PROMOVAX Objectives

General Objective

PROMOVAX aims to complement EU policies on reaching hard to reach populations by:

adding to the knowledge of barriers among migrants concerning immunizations

developing recommendations for policy-makers regarding the immunization of migrants

developing educational material for both health professionals and migrants

Moreover, PROMOVAX aims through spillover effects to enhance migrant health in general, by:

establishing health care provider-migrant communication channels, and

promoting migrants’ trust in the health system

Specific Objectives

1. Identify and record the immunization needs of migrant populations and develop a methodology for a thorough assessment of each individual migrant immunization needs.

2. Evaluate migrants´ access to immunization in the EU countries.

3. Analyze available legislative context and identify gaps.

4. Identify and exchange best practices in the field of migrant immunization promotion.

5. Enhance health care professionals´ and other migrant care givers´ knowledge about immunization needs for European migrants.

6. Improve the knowledge of EU migrant populations on immunizations.

The PROMOVAX Project has received funding from the European Union / DG Health and Consumer Protection.
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