This projects portal is a repository of all IOM migration and health projects from 2006 to present obtained from IOM's projects databases.
The projects are categorized by type, country/region covered, country/region manager, and start year. The map reflects the countries where the projects are implemented.
To browse or search: simply use the filter options on the left-hand side. Alternatively, you can enter key word/s in the search box. Here is the step-by-step guide for your reference.
Cookhouse Confidential: Tackling Taboos of Menstruation in the Republic of the Marshall IslandsRegion/Country(Coverage): Asia and the Pacific, Marshall Islands
Start Date: March 18, 2019
End Date: March 31, 2019
The Cookhouse Confidential has sought to prioritize the many issues raised around women’s menstrual hygiene (accessibility to products, school attendance, education, etc) and women’s roles in disaster while addressing the taboos placed on and revitalizing positive cultural practices for women to support women from puberty on. The goal of the project is to contribute towards improved health care services, particularly around menstruation, for women and girls in the RMI during times of disaster as well as times of peace.
Child Care Services and Psychosocial Assistance at the Bangkok Immigration Detention CentreRegion/Country(Coverage): Asia and the Pacific, Thailand
Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
The proposed project is a continuation of the current IOM-led programme supporting foreign detainees at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) in Bangkok funded by the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM). Building upon the success of activities in past phases of programming, the proposed project will offer children the opportunity to participate in daily educational and recreational activities designed to promote children’s physical and mental development. Supplementary food and hygiene kits, non-food items, and psychosocial support will be provided to detained women and children, and some men as permitted by IDC officials.
Greater Mekong Sub Region Capacity Building for HIV/AIDS Prevention Grant No. 9176 MYARegion/Country(Coverage): Asia and the Pacific, Myanmar
Start Date: December 1, 2018
End Date: February 29, 2020
IOM will continue to support the National AIDS Program in comprehensively addressing HIV amongst Key Affected Populations and other priority groups including migrants and mobile populations and ethnic minorities in mobility impacted high priority communities, border areas and economic corridors in Myanmar. To promote sustainability and harmonization with national systems, specific efforts will be made to ensure that activity and case data is incorporated into the reporting system of the National AIDS Program.
Supporting HIV Testing and Treatment Services in South SudanRegion/Country(Coverage): East Africa, South Sudan
Start Date: December 1, 2018
End Date: September 30, 2019
Awareness raising: IOM will conduct peer to peer outreach sessions. • HIV testing and treatment: IOM will continue to provide HIV testing and treatment services through the prevention of mother to child treatment (PMTCT) programme and comprehensive HIV testing and treatment. • Integration of GBV messaging: IOM also intends to continue integrated GBV and mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) messages within the HIV/AIDS outreach sessions.
Situation Analysis of Migrant Health in Viet NamRegion/Country(Coverage): Asia and the Pacific, Viet Nam
Start Date: November 7, 2018
End Date: August 6, 2019
The objective of the project is to promote migrants access to healthcare services and advance the recommendations of the WHA 70.15 on Promoting the health of migrants in line with regional and global commitments. The proposed project will support the MOH to assess the current situation of migration, healthcare access for migrants including their challenges and other health dimensions of migrants in Viet Nam. The MOH and IOM will jointly undertake a situation analysis of migrant health and use the results of the situation analysis to enable the government officials to develop a guidance document that outline strategies and action plans for promoting the health of migrants.
IOM’s Support to the Italian Programme for Assistance and Health Monitoring at Sea of Rescued Migrants - PASSIM PHASE 2Region/Country(Coverage): European Economic Area, Italy
Start Date: October 22, 2018
End Date: October 21, 2020
The project aims at improving access to health assistance for vulnerable migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea and landed on Italian coasts. In pursuit of this objective, IOM will provide cultural mediation support during the rescue at sea operations, at landing points, and during transfers to hotspots. The presence of cultural mediators will have a two-fold positive effect. Firstly, it will bridge possible different cultural approaches to health care provision between migrant and health care provider. Secondly, it will facilitate the continuity of care from the first contact with the vulnerable migrant, during his landing, through his transfer to hotspot facilities.
Central Mediterranean Migration Route - Enhance Capacities of Governments to Counter the Dangers and Hazards as well as Health Security Issues in Mixed Migratory FlowsRegion/Country(Coverage): Middle East and North Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia
Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: April 30, 2019
This proposed action aims at taking a comprehensive, but tailored, approach in tackling this situation more effectively: On one side through enhancing the access for vulnerable people and those ending up in distress along the CMR, providing immediate humanitarian assistance by NGOs/CSOs or concerned governmental institutions, on the other side through improving the mechanisms for international cooperation and collaboration of concerned border authorities to tackle more efficiently and effectively health security issues, transnational criminal networks, causing death and so much harm to so many people. The scope of project activities may include, but not limited to, the following two main components: 1.
Support and Increase Healthcare Access for Migrants and Vulnerable Egyptian Host Community Members (SIHA)Region/Country(Coverage): Middle East and North Africa, Egypt
Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: September 30, 2020
This project aims to increase the access of vulnerable members of migrant and host communities to quality migrant-friendly health care. Focused on the prevention (of health-related issues), promotion (of migrant-friendly health services), and the provision (of migrant-friendly health care in concert with community-based organizations), this programme will enhance access to health care services and improve healthcare options for project beneficiaries.
Psychosocial and Medical Assistance to Urban Refugee Survivors and to those at Risk of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kampala, UgandaRegion/Country(Coverage): East Africa, Uganda
Start Date: September 28, 2018
End Date: September 27, 2019
The proposed intervention seeks to address the challenges faced by refugees who are victims of SGBV through psychosocial counseling, child protection, and medical assistance. The target population will be urban refugees’ survivors of SGBV or those at heightened risk thereof, including women, men, and children.
Strengthening Work with Sex Workers to Support the SRHR- HIV Knows No Borders Project in Chifunde District, Tete, MozambiqueRegion/Country(Coverage): Southern Africa, Mozambique
Start Date: September 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2018
Currently, IOM has a regional SRHR-HIV Knows No Borders project, funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands, that aims to contribute to greater freedom of choice for the target populations regarding their sexuality by focusing on the following results areas: 1: demand creation for SRHR-HIV services; 2) facilitating supply of and accessibility to responsive sexual and reproductive health and HIV services; and 3) creating an enabling environment. Through IOM’s continuous engagement with the UNJoint Team and through the engagement contributing to the planning of the Joint Programme of Support for AIDS 2018-2020, it was identified that IOM was the ideal agency to receive some support funding for working with sex workers in the sites identified in the SRHR-HIV Knows No Borders project from the 2018 Country Envelop (UBRAF).