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.
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. Selecting a specific publication will lead to a ‘download’ link or link to the website where the document is housed. Here is the step-by-step guide for your reference.
As a country of origin, transit and destination, migration dynamics in Namibia are complex, and the country is in need of a comprehensive national migration policy to be developed by the government. However, due to lack of relevant data across ministries and agencies, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has aimed to support the development of a national migration profile in order to collect, analyse and report on migration-related data, which is to be collected across... Read more
Migration has become an increasingly important issue affecting many countries, and it is important for accurate and reliable migration data to be produced by government to inform policy making. In Nigeria, the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Migration and Development, consisting of different government ministries, was established during the process of developing the profile to ensure ownership of the whole process of production and usage of the data.
A migration profile for Nigeria was... Read more
There has been increased interest in migration and migration policies in the last decade. Several developments at global, regional, subregional and national levels have raised migration issues to the forefront of the political and policy arenas, emphasizing the need for legal frameworks to curtail irregular migration and maximize the benefits of migration for national development.
At the international level, the 2005 Report of the Global Commission for International Migration, the 2006 and... Read more
Dynamic health-related demographic and migratory trends are creating new challenges for health systems across Europe–nationally and regionally. The increasing out-migration of health professionals from low-and middle-income countries towards high-income countries of the European Union (EU) is becoming a crucial problem facing the health systems of the sending countries. The Council of the European Union recognizes that the ageing of the population and the health workforce, coupled with the... Read more
J Kundacina, M Samuilova, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
Worldwide mobility of health professionals (MoHProf) is a growing phenomenon, impacting the health systems of receiving, transit, and sending countries. EU Member States are increasingly affected by these developments - which might occur simultaneously within the same country. Therefore, the need to develop European policies to adequately address these issues is urgent. At the same time, reliable and differentiated knowledge and findings as a basis for such policy are lacking. MoHProf will... Read more
IOM MHD RO Brussels, Jelena Kundacina, Mariya Samuilova
The Regional Dialogue on the Health Challenges for Asian Labour Migrants was held 13-14 July, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by UNDP, IOM and UNAIDS in cooperation with WHO, ILO and the Joint UN Initiative on Mobility & HIV/AIDS in South East Asia (JUNIMA), the meeting served as a preparation for the upcoming Colombo Process Ministerial Consultations (early 2011, Dhaka), where migrants’ health issues are expected to be discussed for the first time. Representatives from the ministries... Read more
UNDP, World Health Organization, UNAIDS, International Organization for Migration, International Labour Organization (ILO), Joint United Nations Initiative on Mobility and HIV/AIDS in South East Asia
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
This desk review and associated bibliography is a component of the broader initiative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide up-to-date and relevant documentation regarding international migrants, “refugees” and certain mobile populations, and their associated risk and vulnerability to HIV. From August to October 2006, information was gathered from international and national Non-governmental Organization (NGOs), Governmental Organizations (GOs) and academic... Read more