Medical Intervention against violence (Model project MIGG - Medizinische Intervention gegen Gewalt)
This model project aims to develop intervention activities for health partictioners coming in contact with women victims of violence in the ambulatory care. In several hospitals (nationwide) in 5 regionso of Germany (including rural and urban areas) Interventionmodels were tested, base on international Standards for health unites in different medical secotrs.
Special attention was also given to migrant women.
In 5 different areas about 20-25 medical unites doctors were trained on how to behave with women victims of violence and where they can get further help by supporting the network devleopment of organisations working with Women victims of violence.
Also, organisations and authorities working with women victims of violence were involved, in order to improve the network structures and integrate the health care in the overall treatment.
Aims and objectives
To raise awarness of doctors and to develop unified standards for the treatment of women victims of violence. The aim was also to improve the ambulatroy health treatement of women suffering violence.
Results and impact
On the 29. Feburary 2012 the outcomes and results of the project were presented in a conference.
A website has been created which offers easy accessable material for health care personal.
A newsletter is published twice a year.
Handbooks, Information materials for victims Guidance for Interventions and further project results are downloadable.
An evaluation has been carried out and made accessible online.
S.I.G.N.A.L.; Network Gesine and University of Düsseldorf
Stakeholder, Firstname: Hildegart
Stakeholder, Family name: Hellbernd
Nuts code: DE3
Eige's good practice: yes