1. Migration as a social determinant of health
PI: A/prof Salla Atkins
Partners: Karolinska Institutet, Public Health Foundation of India, Kyiv-Mohyla University, Ukraine
Funding period: 2018-2022
Funder: Swedish Research Council
This project will develop a network for research on migration as a social determinant of health, generating both within- country and across-country research projects in the four participating countries: Finland, Sweden, Ukraine and India
2. Socio-economic conditions of inter-state migrant construction workers in India and intervention scope
PI: Assistant professor Sumit Kumar, Manipal University, India
Funding period: To be sought
Funder: To be decided
UTA partner: Dr Mikko Perkiö, A/Prof Salla Atkins
This project will study the health and welfare of migrant construction workers in India and seek possible intervention options.
3. Diaspora in strengthening health system in a fragile state – Somalia
PI: Prof Anneli Milen
Funding period: NA
This project studies challenges and options for overcoming them in an environment of a fragile state. Temporary return of Somali diaspora health professionals is being organized in Somalia and studied in this project.