Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Health Care

KRISTINA is an EU funded research project, which aims at developing technologies for a human-like socially competent and communicative agent. It runs on mobile communication devices and serves for migrants with language and cultural barriers in the host country.

How can KRISTINA help me if…

I am a health professional?

I am a patient or a caregiver?

I work for an institution?

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ACL 2017

ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language.

XPatient and eHealth Tallin 2017

Our agenda is full of new events and we are glad to promote our research areas and the current prototype at international level. Our partners are going to meet European stakeholders interested in the project development and future application of all the different modules. 

KRISTINA second prototype

The second prototype is already available and the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine, together with the University of Tübingen and the German Red Cross are testing the latest version of the avatar.

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