• Outputs

    Between September 2019 and February 2022, we are implementing an international research, training and awareness raising project entitled Open Doors: Promoting Inclusive and Competent Health Care for LGBTI People. The project is carried out by a partnership of universities and LGBTI organizations from five European countries (Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Spain). The project is supported by a large number of academic and professional organizations.

    Press releases

    Press releases call the attention of the general public to the major achievements of the project. We will issue a press release when the research reports are available, when the elearning courses are published, and when the awareness raising campaign is launched.

    • Press release #1 EN | HU | BG | PL | IT | CA

    National reports

    The national reports examine the situation of LGBTI people in healthcare settings in their respective countries. They provide an overview of the domestic health system, the legal and policy environment, existing research, strategies and health programs, services available to LGBTI patients, the attitudes of health professionals, and opportunities of capacity building.

    • Bulgaria EN | BG
    • Catalonia EN | CA
    • Hungary EN | HU
    • Italy EN | IT
    • Poland EN | PL

    Comparative report

    The comparative report presents the main results of the research carried out in the project. The first section provides a brief overview of the legislation, policies, guidelines and strategies on LGBTI health, as well as services targeting LGBTI people in the five countries participating in the project. The second section is devoted to interviews with health professionals and experts, while the third section summarizes the results of the online survey.

    • Comparative report EN

    Guide for health care professionals

    This short guide summarizes the most important information on LGBTI health for health professionals. It includes an introduction to LGBTI terminology, a summary of the health needs of LGBTI people, and practical recommendations to avoid discrimination and create inclusive clinical spaces.