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Newsletter december 2016

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We wish all internationals, partners and contacts happy Holidays and a healhy 2017 !

The introduction of the network H4i, was one of the highlights of 2016. This is reflected in one of the decorations in the tree in the hall of our offices in Eindhoven.

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ABN AMRO bank supports Healthcare for internationals

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IWCN and H4i researched needs and experiences of internationals in Northern Netherlands

In cooperation with H4i, the IWCN and Connect International conducted research investigating the experiences of internationals with Dutch healthcare in the provinces Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe. Read more….

SAG Amsterdam starts training of its professionals

Supported by the Expat center Amsterdam, healthcare provider SAG recently started training its professionals in how to better understand and meet the needs of patients with a foreign background. The training was especially developed by KIT Intercultural Professionals for the members of H4i. Read more about the training….. (in Dutch)

Brainstorming session in Rotterdam

On December 15th Rotterdam Partners and H4i hosted a brainstorming event for internationals, healthcare providers, health insurance providers and others to explore possibilities to improve healthcare for internationals in the region Rotterdam. The participants identified needs, possible solutions as well as potential hurdles.

As a next step healthcare providers, the city of Rotterdam and H4i will jointly develop a business case.

Improving perinatal care for internationals

Last November internationals and professionals met to discuss the needs and expectations of internationals with regard to perinatal care, like pregnancy and giving birth.

A team is now working to define how perinatal care can better meet the needs and expectations of internationals. Read more……


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SGE International looks back at its first year

The healthcenter developed for and together with internationals in Eindhoven opened its doors one year ago. Staff, visitors and members of the international panel look back at a fulfilling year. Read more……

Establishment of network H4i is announced at Symposium ‘Closing the gap’

During the Symposiumof SGE  on June 2nd to celebrate the opening of its healthcare center for internationals, SGE International, the establishment of the network Healthcare for internationals was officially announced. Look here for a visual summary of this event. (Text is in Dutch)