9th Conference European Sociological Association

RN32 Political Sociology

2009-09-04 09:00:00 2009-09-04 10:30:00 Friday, 4 September 09:00 - 10:30 Migration, Participation and Public Policy Building I, 2E9

Civil Society, migration and health: successful partnerships

The health of migrants seems to be a paradoxical case in Portugal. As most other fields go unnoticed for people to react and get organize, in the case of migration health many different types of organizations (NGOs, associations, foundations, etc.) have organized themselves to reach and provide services to migrants. Their strategies vary depending on the types of organizations, but on the overall, many partnerships among them and in articulation with the state, have been successful in providing services and serving migrants. What are the factors that influence the active role play by all these actors? What have been the flaws?