- Access to Vaccination for Newly Arrived Migrants (AcToVx4NAM) is a 3-year European project with a mission to increase the vaccination uptake in Newly Arrived Migrants (NAM). The beneficiaries are Newly Arrived Migrants (NAM) in first line transit and destination EU/EEA countries, regardless of their legal status.
- The general objective of the AcToVax4NAM project is the improvement of the health system’s Vaccination Literacy (VL) and access, by making access conditions more equitable and guaranteed, thereby leading to increased vaccination uptake by Newly Arrived Migrants (NAM). The project will target Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) that are part of National Immunization Plans, as well as COVID-19 Plans, and will adopt a life course and participatory approach.
- The project targets all “professional FOR health” who have a significant impact on NAM vaccination. Therefore, our target groups are all health and social care professional who are involved in the vaccination of NAM, such as: Staff of public health institutions at national and local level, Staff of Migrant Reception & Vaccination Centers, Cultural mediators, social workers, Personnel working for NGOs in areas related to migrants’ health, Health Professionals (doctors/nurses/others).
Project Duration: 01/05/2021 – 30/04/2024
This project has received funding from the European Commission, 3rd EU Health programme 2020 under grant agreement No 101018349