This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration 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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Kenya is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious country, home to one of the largest refugee populations in Africa and some of the world’s oldest refugee camps. Ongoing policy developments are shaping migration management, and Kenya’s role and strategic location in East Africa highlight political evolutions that continue to structure migration systems in Kenya.
Migration trends and migrant characteristics: Irregular migration; Immigration; Temporary migration; Emigration;... Read more
The rapid psychosocial assessment, conducted between the 20th and the 28th of February aimed at identifying a) psychosocial needs and resources in the camps population, in order to determine the gaps to be addressed; b) the existing technical resources on a national level that could be mobilized to respond to the identified needs; and c) the coordination mechanisms available at a national level. The general objective was to inform IOM’s activities in the psychosocial domain in response to the... Read more
Guglielmo Schininà, Haley West
This situational assessment of migrant health in South Sudan has been conducted for IOM with the support of the Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) and sponsored by Sida and Norad. It aims to address the lack of consolidated data on the particular health challenges faced by migrants, notably returnees, IDPs, migrant female sex workers, truck drivers, and migrant workers in South Sudan. The overarching goal of the South Sudanese Health Sector Development Plan... Read more
Forcier Consulting, Inc.
News/ Article feature English
South Africa - IOM and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) have signed a cooperation agreement to engage jointly in migration health research in the African continent.
IOM South Africa, APHRC
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
IOM Health Promotion Strategy for East and Southern Africa 2012-2017 sets out the organisation’s response in the two regions leading towards healthy migrants in healthy communities. Over the next 5 years, IOM will assist and work with partners and governments to implement the four strategic responses as described in this Strategy. This Strategy offers an opportunity for IOM to strengthen its intervention in order to demonstrate increased impact, to harmonise programmes, roll out regional... Read more
IOM South Africa
The IOM Health Strategy for Kenya 2011-2015 falls within the bi-regional IOM Health Strategy for East and Southern Africa (IOM, 2011). Through its health programme, IOM promotes a comprehensive approach which is multisectoral in nature, adds value to national partnerships, and addresses social determinants of health at the individual, community / environmental, and policy / systemic level. IOM practices a human rights-based, public health, and participatory approach to facilitate access to... Read more
IOM Regional Mission East and Central Africa
This review presents a synthesis of published literature relating to migration and health in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). To support this review, a set of key informant interviews with representatives of academic institutions and international organizations working on migration and health in SADC have been undertaken to supplement the findings from the literature.
Migration and health in SADC: A review of the literature | Request PDF. Available from: https://www.... Read more
Joanna Veary, Brittany Wheeler, Stephanie Jurgens-Bleeker
IOM in partnership with the Southern Africa Migration Project (SAMP) and in special collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) organised a Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) on Promoting Health and Development: Migration Health in Southern Africa from 10 to 12 June 2009 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MIDSA was hosted by the Government of Tanzania with the main objective being to work towards the implementation of the WHA 61.17 resolution ‘Health of Migrants’ within the... Read more
IOM Southern Africa