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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This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2014 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights emerging themes in migration and health – learning the importance of understanding population mobility and its health risks in the context of disease... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2013. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: migration health assessments and travel health assistance; health promotion and assistance for migrants; and migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights an emerging theme in migration and health – the post-2015 global tuberculosis strategy: placing the health of migrants on the agenda. This report aptly illustrates IOM’s growing... Read more
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Sri Lanka has recently emerged from nearly three decades of protracted conflict, which came to an end five years ago in 2009. A number of researchers have explored the devastating effect the conflict has had on public health, and its impact on Sri Lanka’s health system hailed as a success story in the South Asian region. Remarkably, no attempt has been made to synthesize the findings of such studies in order to build an evidence-informed research platform. This review aims to map the research... Read more
Chesmal Siriwardhana, Kolitha Wickramage
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2012. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants; and Migration Health Assistance for Crisis-Affected Populations. The report also highlights two emerging themes in migration and health, namely, mobilizing diaspora health professionals for health systems strengthening; and health of migrants in the post-2015... Read more
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.
Scientific reports (Journal) English
This document examined Sri Lanka’s current legal framework to examine the extent to which the ‘right to health’ is stipulated specifically for those conflict affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) living within IDP camp settings. Understanding the domestic legal frameworks pertaining to the right to health may be useful for those professionals working at the nexus of legal medicine and human rights in Sri Lanka and advancing gaps in knowledge in this area.
Kolitha Wickramage, Wasantha Senaviranthe
The “Health of Migrants in an Increasingly Globalized World: Special IOM 60th Anniversary Edition of the Migration Health Division’s (MHD) Annual Report for 2010”, highlights IOM’s health activities in 2010, as well as views from important IOM partners and leading health entities on a range of migration health topics. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas in 2010 are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants... Read more
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
Health issues of internal migrants in Sri Lanka.
Inside this issue:
Export processing zone (EPZ) workers' health
Student migrants' health
Seasonal workers' health
IOM Sri Lanka
A review of the current situation and recommendations for achieving the World Health Assembly Resolution on health of migrants. November 2010.
Migration, development and health in South Africa
Multiple forms of migration: internal and cross-border migration are global realities: Internal migration within South Africa; Cross-border migration into South Africa; Mixed migration
Migration and development: Engaging with urbanization
Policy responses to... Read more
IOM South Africa
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