Ramazan Salman studied sociology and psychology and worked as an interpreter for his migrant community. Impressed by the lack of information on healthcare, disease, therapies, and civil rights, he became dedicated to eliminating language and cultural barriers. Since 1992, Ramazan has served as Co-Founder and Executive Managing Director of The Ethno-Medical Centre Association in Germany. He is a member of the Integration Summit at the Federal Chancellery of Germany, the European Council’s Committee of Experts on Mobility, Migration and Access to Health Care, and has served as a programme director of AIDS and Mobility Europe since 2008. His awards include: 2008 Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Schwab Foundation; German Federal Cross of Merit, 2009; and in Germany, the Future Award, Sustainability Award, Quality Award, Prevention Award, Social Entrepreneur (Ashoka, 2006). He is a lecturer at European universities and an editor of numerous books on migration, health and integration.