Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Simona Smacchi
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1EN Language English
Pages 7 P. 192-198 File size 345 KB
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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
Simona Smacchi, 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) in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1EN/2013, pp 192-198, DOI: 10.3280/SES2013-001013EN