This is a multilingual website addresses nurses and healthcare professionals working in contact with patients with different cultures and languages  developed during the IENE 1, IENE 2, IENE 3, IENE 4 and IENE 5 projects.

The European Transcultural Nursing Association (ETNA)

The European Transcultural Nursing Association (ETNA) aims to establish and manage, through co-operation among all members and experts, an exchange of ideas to promote research and knowledge development in healthcare across the Europe and the worldwide.

Helen Bamber Foundation

The Helen Bamber Foundation supports refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced extreme human cruelty, such as torture and human trafficking

Mind, the mental health ...

Working in partnership with Suffolk Mind, we are spreading good practice and knowledge to better engage with local Muslim groups and meet their emotional and mental

Interview in the Guardian with Giles Dul

This is an interview with Giles Duley, a photographer who was commissioned by the UNHCR to document the refugee crisis.

Searching for Syria

Interactive website – collaboration  between UNHCR and Google. Contains photos, stories, data, visualisations, all types of information about the Syrian crisis. Based on the most popular google searches and trying to answer the questions people have about Syria. You must click on each page of the website and follow the prompts/click the buttons to proceed through the website.

Photos of refugee journeys

This link contains pictures that a photographer Giles Duley took while documenting  the refugee crisis in 2015.

Cemetery of souls : Photos

Photos taken by photographer Giles Duley on Lesbos.

The Cemetery of Souls in Lesbos

Photographer Giles Duley writes about his experiences.

Pictures from refugees in Finland

Refugees from Afghanistan being welcomed in Finland.

Refugees being welcomed to live in Nagu in Finland

Photographer Giles Duley describes the people of Finland welcoming Syrian refugees.

Interview with Wafa

Interview with Wafa, a girl scarred in war conflict in Syria and her story.

A Syrian mother’s experience of depression

A Syrian mother tells of her story of experiencing severe depression and how she was helped to overcome it.

The loved ones left behind

People displaced from Syria tell their stories of wanting to be reunited with loved ones.

Syrian refugees seeking refuge in Iraqi Kurdistan

News article describing refugees who have been seeking respite in Iraqi Kurdistan.


The truth about refugees

Article by Amnesty International explaining the truth about refugees.

Dangerous rhetoric

An article by amnesty international which explains that the language that politicians use has an impact on the policy decisions that are made regarding refugees.

UNHCR Twitter page

Link to the UNCHR (Refugee Agency) Twitter page.

Working together in a crisis, for refugees

Article about how aid-workers work together in a crisis.


Article about the No Stranger Place project

Article describing the No Stranger Place project. This article tells some of the stories of refugees who have been given places to stay and their stories.

No Stranger Place

A website which shows the stories of refugees and locals living together in Europe (with photos).

BBC Articles on the Migrant crisis

List of articles and videos with the tag ‘Europe migrant crisis’ on the BBC website.

All I wanted was to give back

Refugees describe their experiences of integrating into Britain.

Ref Aid – Refugee App

Article detailing an app that can be used by aid agencies to connect refugees with help and resources.

Apps for refugees

An article which describes apps for refugees.

Doctors of the World International Network

A website listing the countries involved in the Doctors of the World International Network.

Medecins Du Monde

Website containing information about Doctors of the World in France and the work they do. Also has video clips and information about peoples’ stories.

National Romanian Council for Refugees

NRR’s mission is to promote and defend through all legal means human rights in general, and migrants, refugees and asylum seekers’ rights particularly.

Romanian UN Refugee Agency

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

Save the Children Romania promotes and defends the rights of the children  refugees or asylum seekers

Safe Refugees

Safe Refugees, an initiative of Doctors of the World – Greece, is a web-based platformdesigned to help immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and in general people in need of information about Organizations, NGO’s, and Public Authorities in Greece.

The site is available in Greek, English, French, Arabic, and Farsi. A pinpointed map of all the Organizations, NGO’s and Public Authorities is also available in the platform.

The Project 'Immigrants'

The project of a teacher and her students in Limassol of Cyprus,  won the first prize 2016 Saatch Gallery. 

Colleagues Across Borders

In 2013, Mothertongue multi-ethnic counselling service , a small, UK based culturally sensitive counselling NGO, set up the project, Colleagues Across Borders, to exchange ideas, knowledge and experience with our refugee colleagues.

How the project works: Via Skype, senior psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and counsellors, have worked pro bono, to support our refugee psychosocial colleagues in a Refugee NGO in Cairo, Egypt. This intervention offers a cycle of support and care – from supporter to psychosocial worker, to their refugee client and back to the supporter – all feel enriched by these small encounters.

You can see a 100 second film about Colleagues Across Borders here:

Senior mental health practitioners and experienced interpreters can contact us on:

THALIS - EKPA–The detection, transcription and analysis of inequalities to healthcare access for immigrants living in Greece

The website and the data base of the infokiosks provide the necessary information in six languages (Greek, English, French, Albanian, Russian and Arabic) and include the following: 

a) Health Map: Mapping of the available health care establishments (hospitals, health centers, municipal clinics and clinics of non-governmental organizations).
b) Legal advice: Information regarding the rights of immigrants (holders of a residence permit or not) with respect to insurance issues and use of health services in Greece, the issuance of a health care booklet of an uninsured or of a certificate of social protection, etc. 
c) Financial considerations: Information on the cost to be paid by the users of health care services (percentage of participation, costs of the tests/examinations not covered by EOPYY etc.)d) e-doctor: Basic knowledge regarding the early detection of symptoms e.g. of infectious diseases, prevention

Dementia Alliance for Culture and Ethnicity (DACE)

Tn and health care issueshe Dementia Alliance for Culture and Ethnicity (DACE) is an alliance of groups currently providing information and support to people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities in the UK.Our Call to Action promotes improved understanding of dementia in Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and improved services and support for all those living with dementia and their carers and families.