Launch of The Lancet Regional Health-Europe Series: ‘Addressing migration and health inequity in Europe’

Day 1 – Current Challenge 3

Day 1 Environment – CC 3

May 28, 2024

12:45 - 13:45

Event description

The Lancet Migration European Regional Hub is pleased to host a one-hour lunchtime session on the launch day of The Lancet Regional Health-Europe Series on Addressing migration and health inequity in Europe. This Series is co-chaired by Professor Bernadette Kumar and Professor Karl Blanchet, co-Chairs of the Lancet Migration European Regional Hub. Dr Pooja Jha, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Regional Health- Europe will introduce the Series. Professor Kumar and Professor Blanchet, and Professor Hargreaves will then present various papers within the Series. The themes span widely – from vaccine equity to racism and discrimination, and universal health coverage. There will be an opportunity at the end of the presentations to engage in a lively discussion about the current state of health equity research, policy and practice among refugee and migrant groups in Europe and sharing of good practices for an equitable way forward.


Speakers will be announced soon

Pooja Jha

Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Regional Health – Europe

Bernadette Kumar

Lancet Migration European Regional Hub co-chair; Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Karl Blanchet

Lancet Migration European Regional Hub co-chair; Director, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Sally Hargreaves

Lancet Migration European Regional Hub Taskforce member, Associate Proffesor in Global Health, Migrant Health Research Group, St George’s University of London



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