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The Linguistic-Cultural Mediation Service of the National Institute for the promotion of Health of Migrant populations and the control of Poverty related-diseases (NIHMP)
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Simona Smacchi 
Year:  2013 Issue: 1EN Language: English 
Pages:  7 Pg. 192-198 FullText PDF:  345 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2013-001013EN
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The paper presents the experience of the linguistic-cultural mediation service of the National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (NIHMP), a public structure that carries out clinical research, assistance, prevention, treatment and training activities. A team of linguistic-cultural mediators is involved in the numerous services and activities working with different disciplines and professionals. The paper aims at describing how the linguistic-cultural mediators serve as facilitators in terms of migrant populations’ access to social and healthcare services and showing their involvement in a multidisciplinary setting.
Keywords: Linguistic-cultural mediators, NIHMP, migrant populations, transcultural approach, multidisciplinary setting, social and health care

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Simona Smacchi, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1EN/2013, pp. 192-198, DOI:10.3280/SES2013-001013EN

   

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