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A study has been launched on the effects of coronavirus epidemic on the wellbeing of people born abroad

12.10.2020 7.20
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A study called MigCOVID will research the impact of the coronavirus epidemic and related restrictive measures on people who were born abroad. The information collected during the study will support the development of services and the evaluation of social impacts. The study will be conducted by the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

The study examines the effects of the coronavirus epidemic on everyday life, health, quality of life and experiences in using services. Participants of the Survey on Well-Being among Foreign Born Population (FinMonik) in 2018–2019 will be invited to take part in the study. An additional sample of people of Somali background will also be invited to participate in the research. More information will be available to participants in 18 different languages, including in Somali, Turkish and Russian.

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Information for participants (Af-Somaali, عربية, دری, Eesti, Español, فارسی, Français, In English, 中文, كوردي, Polski, по-русски, På svenska, Shqip, Suomeksi, ภาษาไทย, Tiếng Việt, Türkçe)