Greece: Provision of cultural/health mediation and related services in the Attica region, Greece

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Greece
Closing date: 27 Nov 2016

Background information

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is seeking an experienced contractor to provide cultural/health mediation and related services in the Attica region. The activities will be performed in the frame of the IOM/EC/DG SANTE action “Support Member States under particular migratory pressure in their response to health related challenges” (Re-Health). The project has the objective to improve the capacity of EU Member States under particular migratory pressure (Greece, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia) to help address health-related issues of arriving migrants, while responding to cross-border health threats, in particular at designated hotspots and reception facilities for refugees and other migrants.

The project Re-Health is making use of a Personal Health Record, developed by IOM in collaboration with the EC and ECDC, to check the health status/health needs of the arriving refugees and other migrants.

Scope of work

The contractor shall undertake the following activities:

A. Provide interpretation and cultural/health mediation to migrants in the following languages and following locations. The total workload (3 languages and 3 locations) is estimated to 120 hours per week.

Languages:

  • English and/or Greek to Arabic

  • English and/or Greek to Farsi

  • English and/or Greek to Urdu

Expected locations:

  • Amigdaleza

  • Athens

  • Lavrio

B. Inform migrants about the project and support health promotion activities, including the translation of information materials to be disseminated to migrants and refugees

C. Other related tasks as required for the successful implementation of the project.

Timeline

The contractor is expected to start as soon as possible, activities will initially last till 31 January 2017 with possibility of extension till 30 April 2017.

How to apply:

To apply, please send a brief description of your organization, the CVs of proposed mediators and budget by November 27, 2016 to: ROBrusselsMHUnit@iom.int, quoting in the subject line: Re-Health Greece HM.

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