1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health

17th to 19th May 2018, Edinburgh, UK.

The MERH 2018 Congress is hosted by an independent, non-profit making company working under the auspices of The University of Edinburgh, the European Public Health Association and NHS Health Scotland. We intend to deliver you a memorable, affordable, academic and social programme in one of the most spectacular cities in the world. The MERH congress will replace the 7th EUPHA Migrant and Ethnic Health Section Conference.

Congress aims

  • To improve research, population health and health care for migrants and other discriminated-against populations
  • To bring together policy, social science, clinical, social service and public health perspectives and share and transfer learning within and across countries
  • To examine contemporary problems across the globe and debate suggested solutions
  • To consider health effects of social, environmental and demographic change associated with population migration, and the effects on diseases and their causes
  • To find ways to overcome differences in concepts and terminology so the field can be understood internationally in acceptable language.
  • To provide opportunities for people to showcase their work and to meet to share experience and motivations
  • To build networks that will last beyond the congress itself
General Information
Date: 17th to 19th May 2018

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Morrison Street
EH3 8EE, United Kingdom

Programme: Find the programme here.

Registration & Fees: Register online.

For more information visit the congress website.

Published in GI-Mail 02/2018 (English + German edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

Tip: More up to date educational events can be found online in the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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