Project

Sectoral Attitudes of Ecuadorians toward Refugees

Location

Quito
Ecuador

PI/Director
Specialties Global, Vulnerable & marginalized populations
Funding source
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing
Project Period Present

The study is a follow-up to the NIH R21 study of Colombian Refugees from the Drug Wars in Ecuador, with PI Michele Shedlin. The current project is a small qualitative study with different sectors of the society (police, legislators, journalists, etc.) regarding attitudes toward refugees, working with the NGO FUNSAD. Dr. Shedlin is a Co-Investigator to the project. Primary PI is Anne Dressel, PhD, CFPH, MLIS, MA, Assistant Professor,Director, Center for Global Health Equity,Project Director, Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing.