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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Manual/ Training Guide English
This manual is a pandemic preparedness for migrants and host communities capacity development tool to strengthen basic counseling and communication skills. The manual is designed for use by humanitarian workers such as development and community health workers and leaders who engage with migrants and mobile populations. The manual will strengthen counselling and communication skills that can be used to assist children, adolescents, adults and families living in migrant and host communities, and... Read more
Thousands of Iraqis displaced by on-going conflict in the country are in need of greater and long-term assistance, according to IOM.
According to the Organization and the Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migration, there has been a significant rise in population displacement recently with between 30,000 to 36,000 people fleeing their homes in the past few weeks alone. Most of the displacement has occurred in Baghdad, Anbar and Diyala governorates with additional displacements also... Read more
In 2007-2008 IOM, in coordination with UNICEF, a handful of International NGOs, the Jordanian Women Union and the Iraqi Youth League conducted an assessment on the psychosocial needs of Iraqis displaced in Jordan and Lebanon. The assessment included mapping, structured interviews with stakeholders and 200 families, and direct observations through an innovative methodology based on Hertz’s migration paradigms with a non medical focus. The results highlighted the necessity for psychosocial... Read more
Scientific reports (Journal) English
The trafficking of women and adolescents is increasingly recognized as one of the world’s fastest growing crimes and a significant violation of human rights. Despite the compelling need for evidence on the physical and psychological health consequences to inform rapidly emerging policies and services for trafficked persons, there is limited evidence about the needs of women who have been trafficked. We investigated the health of women and adolescent girls trafficked for sexual exploitation in... Read more
Catherine Zimmerman, Mazeda Hossain, Katherine Yun, Vasil Gajdadziev, Natalia Guzun, Maria Tchomarova, Rosa Angela Ciarrocchi, Anna Johansson, Anna Kefurtova, Stefania Scodanibbio, Maria Nenette Motus, Brenda Poche, Linda Morison, Charlotte Watts
Booklet/ Handbooks Spanish
La cartilla Yo soy. Identidad, duelo y resiliencia es el primero de una serie de cuatro documentos dirigidos a la intervención con jóvenes que se desmovilizaron de manera individual, provenientes de las filas de la guerrilla y el paramilitarismo y que ahora se encuentran en proceso de reintegración a la vida civil.
Marisol Leal Acosta, CArlota Barragán Betancourt, Teresa Salazar, Harold Sánchez, Cecilia Muñoz
Booklet/ Handbooks Spanish
La cartilla El proceso de Tania: solución de conflictos, perdón y reconciliación es el tercero de una serie de cuatro documentos, dirigidos a la intervención con jóvenes que se desmovilizaron de manera individual, provenientes de las filas de la guerrilla y el paramilitarismo y que ahora se encuentran en proceso de reintegración a la vida civil.
Fundación para la Reconciliación, Jairo Diaz Ferrer, Ingrid Marcela Leon Diaz, Jacqueline Toro Lasso
Between December 2005 and November 2006, a team of researchers from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Department of Social Medicine from Harvard Medical School, carried out a Psychosocial Needs Assessment (PNA) in high conflict sub-districts across Aceh, in two phases. Phase 2, or Psychosocial Needs Assessment 2 (PNA2) conducted research in 75 high conflict villages in 11 districts throughout Aceh. The PNA2 report is an extension of the research for Psychosocial Needs... Read more
Mary-Jo DelVicchio Good, Byron Good, Jesse Grayman, Matthew Lakoma
This report documents three trafficking trends in the region, and looks at the health risks that trafficked women encounter in each one. In all three trends women are vulnerable to sexual, reproductive and mental health-related problems. At present, organizations that aim to counter human trafficking in East and Southern Africa tend to focus on the prevention of trafficking, legislative change, and general victim assistance and return. This report investigates these issues and why the health of... Read more
IOM South Africa
Manual/ Training Guide English
The IOM’s Migration Health Department delivers direct services to a wide variety of mobile people, including migrants, refugees, displaced populations, students, long term visitors, demobilized soldiers, trafficked persons, and voluntary returnees. These services include preventive and curative health activities such as the assessment of fitness to travel, the provision of immunizations, the promotion of health through awareness and education, and the detection and treatment of infections and... Read more
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