This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration and health publications from 2006 to present where IOM was a primary contributor.
Publications include peer-reviewed scientific papers, technical reports, training guides/manuals, policy briefs/discussion papers, factsheets, newsletters, research reviews, conference and poster presentations. These are categorized by topic, author, country/region covered as well as by year, language and type of publication. The map reflects the countries covered by the publications.
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News/ Article feature English
HIV workplace programmes can save companies money, valuable skills and knowledge among its labour force and improve the health and
security of communities at large, according to a new study.
A literature review of health worker migration in South and Southern Africa.
Section 1: Migration flows, patterns and impacts of health worker migration in Southern and South Africa: This section analyzes the available data on flows and trends in health worker migration from southern and South Africa, as well as the impact of migration flows in the context of southern Africa’s human resource crisis in healthcare.
Section 2: Causes of health worker migration: This section lays out the causes... Read more
IOM South Africa
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in conjunction with the World Food Programme (WFP), the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), North Star Foundation (NSF) and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), organized a Regional Workshop on HIV in the Road Transport Sector for Southern Africa on 26-28 September, 2007 in Piggs Peak, Swaziland. The workshop’s specific objectives were outlined as follows:
To share lessons learned of HIV responses in the road... Read more
IOM, World Food Programme, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), North Star Foundation, UNAIDS
This assessment involved a survey of 819 migrant workers in 12 factories through a questionnaire, ten focus group discussions with male and female migrant factory workers, and six focus group discussions with migrant female sex workers in 2006. The study focused onboth migration patterns and related issues, as well as the respondents’ HIV risks and vulnerabilities.
Funded by the UNAIDS Thailand Country Office’s Programme Acceleration Funds (PAF), developed jointly with the World Health... Read more
Jason Theede, Pimonpan Isarabhakdi
Periodicals and Newsletters English
International Migration is a refereed quarterly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) and published and distributed by Blackwell Publishing. The editors at ISIM are responsible for the direction and content of the journal.
Table of contents:
Unauthorized... Read more
Liem T. Nguyen, Michael J. White
Booklet/ Handbooks English
The comic stories in this publication capture 'slices' in the lives of Mozambican migrant workers, their experiences in South Africa and their lives at home. They are representatives of some, but not all, of the experiences of Mozambican migrant workers in South Africa. It is hoped that these stories will promote greater understanding of the multifacted dynamics of migration, ultimately reducing xenophobia and discriminatory practices.
IOM Regional Office South Africa
The seminar on "Migration and Human Resources for Health: From Awareness to Action" held in Geneva on 23-24 March 2006, was organized within the framework of IOM’s International Dialogue on Migration in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization and with the co-sponsorship of the Government of Ireland. The seminar was organized in recognition of the need to gain a deeper understanding of the complex issues and dynamics involved in international... Read more
The following report presents the findings from a study carried out in Mozambique in 2005 as part of project APPLE (AIDS Prevention, Positive Living, and Empowerment), which is coordinated by CARE and funded by the European Union. One of the focus areas of IOM, under its regional project Partnership for HIV and Mobility in Southern Africa (PHAMSA) is to map HIV vulnerability among mobile populations in transport corridors. Therefore, IOM decided to match the APPLE funding so that the study can... Read more
IOM South Africa
Le séminaire intitulé Migrations et ressources humaines au service de la santé : de la prise de conscience à l’action, qui s’est tenu à Genève les 23 et 24 mars 2006, était organisé dans le cadre du Dialogue international de l’OIM sur la migration, en collaboration avec l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé et l’Organisation internationale du travail, avec le coparrainage du Gouvernement irlandais. Ce séminaire se voulait une réponse au besoin de compréhension des questions complexes et de la... Read more