Migrant and cities: Addressing migrant health is crucial for a positive migration

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IOM South Africa

Year:
2015

Language:
English

Publication Type:
News/ Article feature
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At the International Dialogue on Migration: High-level Conference on Migrants and Cities, organized by IOM and held on October 26-27 in Geneva, the Migrants and cities: partnership in health panel session was presented. The conference brought ministers, high-level government officials, mayors, local authorities, the private sector and civil society organizations together to discuss the complex dynamics of human mobility at city and local levels and how risks can be managed and development opportunities maximized. The panel addressed issues and lessons learned relevant to migrants’ health determinants, access to health services, living and working conditions, reducing health vulnerabilities through effective partnerships and sound public health strategies to achieve sustainable development.

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IOM South Africa