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European Health Insurance Card: almost 200 million Europeans already carry one

Almost 200 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2013. This represents more than half of the insured population in the EU. The number of EHIC holders is steadily increasing, with 8 million more citizens carrying it in 2013 compared to the previous year (+4%).

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Integration policies: Who benefits? The development and use of indicators in integration debates (MIPEX 2015)

CARDET is a partner of the project “Integration policies: Who benefits? The development and use of indicators in integration debates” (MIPEX 2015) led by the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), and the Migration Policy Group (MPG). The project aims to inform and engage key policy actors about how to use indicators to improve integration governance and policy effectiveness.

The main objectives of the project are:

  • To identify and measure integration outcomes, integration policies, and other contextual factors that can impact policy effectiveness;
  • To describe the real and potential beneficiaries of policies in seven key areas, namely employment, education, political participation, access to nationality, family reunification, long-term residence, and anti-discrimination.
  • To collect and analyse high-quality evaluations of integration policy effects.

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The Institute of Social Welfare Policy of the University of Valencia (Polibienestar) takes part in the research Project “UHC 2.0”

The Project “UHC 2.0” is funded by the European Commission with over 1.3 million €, under the HEALTH Programme which encourages one of the priority research lines at European level (ref.: 533157).

The project is coordinated by the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam and the partners are: the Research Institute Polibienestar, the Municipalities of Rotterdam and Pallini, the University of Applied Science Rotterdam, University of Manchester and University of Rijeka, AGE Platform Europe, ELISAN - European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network, VIDAVO (Greek company of IT applied to the health sector), and the Croatian Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics.

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