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The EQPR scheme gives refugees with experience in healthcare the opportunity to help fight Covid-19

29 April 2020
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The EQPR scheme gives refugees with experience in healthcare the opportunity to help fight Covid-19

 

Around the world, thousands of people from refugee backgrounds with experience in healthcare could prove a vital resource in the battle to treat COVID-19 patients.

Countries including Ireland, Germany, Australia and France are examining that potential, and the response from refugee communities has been huge.

The Council of Europe Education Department has launched in 2017 the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) scheme to give people from refugee backgrounds the opportunity to work and, in the current situation, help fight Covid-19.

Read more in the Time magazine

 


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