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ORAMMA is a project funded by the EU to address perinatal healthcare for migrant and refugee women. The project will develop an approach and some tools to help address healthcare problems in Greece, the Netherlands and the UK.
More research is needed to flesh out the components of the ORAMMA approach and to collect evidence on the wider impact of the programme. Larger scale implementation projects would help demonstrate generalisability and expand the data collection beyond the limitations of the initial feasibility study.

Recommendations: Further research questions

- Could the project be made more sustainable by making the MPS position a paying and substantive role?
- How can we involve the wider family and community? – for example mentoring partners
- What adjustments can be made to address situations such as Greek camps where there can be a huge number of languages spoken?
- Could the ORAMMA model work outside Europe in areas where there are large MAR communities?
- Gather evidence on the way the ORAMMA approach impacts the relationship between provider and service user: how do the midwives view MPSs and other HCPs?

The final ORAMMA e-newsletter will be reaching inboxes later this week. Make sure you are signed up by clicking the 'sign up' button on our ORAMMA facebook page.
The project plans to publish the outcomes of the project over the coming months, but everyone can help us to advocate for more funds and the uptake of the project!

Recommendations: How can we advocate for the uptake of the ORAMMA approach?

- Include the approach in midwifery education, technical guides, and examples of good practice at international level.
- Advocate at government and health assembly level for more funds.
- Connect with NGOs to encourage to include ORAMMA in advocacy work and further research

All the ORAMMA resources, including videos and the e-course, will be available on the website:
Now we turn to the recommendations for the future of the ORAMMA approach. More work is needed to fully explore the potential of the ORAMMA approach and understand how to make the approach work for a wide range of settings.

Recommendations: What next for the ORAMMA project?

- Use social media and videos to amplify the voices of MPSs and migrant women from the project.
- Reach migrant communities with the outcomes of the ORAMMA project.
- Disseminate the results of the project to educators and professional associations.

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Migrant mothers matter too

Safe Journey to motherhood

The ORAMMA project develops an integrated, mother and woman centered, culturally oriented and evidence based approach for all phases of the

Cultural awareness across the borders

Involvement of women from the target population and their training in order to assist and act as advocates for pregnant women during the whole

Working together for a better community

The implementation of the ORAMMA approach refers to communities with migrant and refugee populations. Selected key members

Health care with compassion

The ORAMMA project develops an integrated , mother centered, culturally oriented and evidence based approach for all phases of the migrant and refugee

“This website is part of the project ‘738148/ORAMMA’ which has received funding from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020)”.