Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Health Care

KRISTINA is an EU funded research project, which aims at developing technologies for a human-like socially competent and communicative agent. It runs on mobile communication devices and serves for migrants with language and cultural barriers in the host country.

How can KRISTINA help me if…

I am a health professional?

I am a patient or a caregiver?

I work for an institution?

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Kristina lands in the center of Madrid

On November 15th, the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine organized an Information Day at the Las Cortes Health Center located in the center of Madrid. During the event, the second prototype of the avatar Kristina was presented to an audience consisting mainly of family doctors and nursing professionals who showed great interest in the different possibilities generated by the project.



EHealth professionals incorporate Kristina into their agenda

The northern city of Tallinn, capital of the Republic of Estonia, hosted the European eHealth Congress on October 16, 17 and 18. During 2017, the city hosts various international relevency events on the occasion of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union by Estonia. On this occasion the reason for meeting was to know the differences trends and advances in Digital Health or eHealth.

Unparalleled efforts to ensure equal access to health care

Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission, talks about the efforts being made by the European Commission to improve the health of immigrant groups and to help Member States to strengthen their health systems to make are more accessible, effective and resistant.

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