HIV Preventive Education and Services for Labor Migrants

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
The overall outcome of the project was to develop a sustainable system of providing HIV prevention, orientation and information to departing labour migrants through conducting a needs assessment study, developing training materials and providing training for the master trainers as well as renovating migrants’ welfare desks with specific messages and conducting relevant meetings and workshops for linking services to the returnee migrants.

Reducing the vulnerability of female Labour Migrants (LM) to STI, HIV and AIDS through their awareness raising and advocacy with different stakeholders

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
-A small scale study conducted for creating evidence on HIV vulnerabilities of women migrants
-STI, HIV and AIDS issues are incorporated in the basic training curriculum of TTC/BMET for the female labour migrants
-Technical Training Centres are capable of providing STI, HIV and AIDS training to the potential female labour migrants
-Policy-people are sensitized on the issues of female labour migrants in relation to STI and HIV
-Increased awareness of linkages between violence and HIV issues as a way of transmission
-Increased awareness of eradicating stigma and seeking redress against HIV vulnerabilities for women including migrant workers and their families
-Enhanced awareness of the community on the migration cycle for women and the risks involved
-Increased awareness of the vulnerability of women migrant workers on HIV-AIDS and related issues
-Enhanced awareness on the rights of women in prevention, treatment, care, and support for HIV

Strengthening Government’s Capacity of Selected South Asian Countries to Address the Health of Migrants through a Multi-sector Approach

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
Strengthened technical capacity of relevant government agencies to address migration-related health challenges through research, policy development and participation in national and regional meetings.

Addressing Health Issues of Victims of Human Trafficking and Abuse in Jessore and Satkhira Districts, Bangladesh

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
1. Increased coordination and responsiveness among stakeholders (national, district, upazila and union level-duty bearers) about the health rights of victims of human trafficking and abuse (right holders)
2. Improved capacity of health service professionals (doctors, nurses and community level field staff-duty bearers) to provide targeted and specialized integrated health services to victims of human trafficking and abuse (right holders)
3. Improved quality of structures/equipment in the existing health facilities under MoH&FW for the victims of human trafficking and abuse (right holders)
4. Improved access of the victims of human trafficking and abuse (right holders) to victim-friendly integrated health care services

Promoting Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Internal Migrants and Internally Displaced Populations Living in 756 Urban Slums in Sylhet City of Bangladesh

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
1. Strengthened capacity of duty bearers (health authorities, service providers, community leaders) in terms of providing effective and coordinated responses in fulfilling SRHR of male and female internal migrants and IDPs (rights holders) living in urban slums of Sylhet City
2. Increased awareness of SRHR among male and female internal migrants and IDPs, especially the young population (rights holders), living in urban slums of Sylhet City
3. Improved provision of quality and SRH care services for underserved and vulnerable populations living in urban slums of Sylhet City, such as male and female internal migrants and IDPs (rights holders)

Improving Access to Humanitarian Services for Myanmar Refugees and Undocumented Myanmar Nationals in Cox’s Bazar

Year Project Started
Role in the Project
Main Outcome
IOM operations focus on six sectors of assistance: Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI), Site Management, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health, Coordination, Protection, and one working group: Communication with Communities (CwC).