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.
To browse or search: simply use the filter options on the left-hand side. Alternatively, you can enter keyword/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.
Migration and health. In: Adepoju A., Fumagalli C., Nyabola N. (eds) Africa Migration Report: Challenging the narrative
Author/s: Sunday Smith, Benjamin Djoudalbaye, Adam Ahmat | contribution from Jaqueline Weekers, Kolitha Wickramage
The relationship between migration and health is explored, including resilience, vulnerability, and social determinants of health throughout the migration cycle. The chapter maintains that migration health governance should include the control of communicable diseases, health security, universal health coverage (UHC), and migration-responsive systems, which are all critical to health security, public health, and development. Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), African Union’s…Read more
Partnership on Health and Mobility in Eastern and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) e-Newsletter | August 2016
“I left my home in a hurry, and I forgot to carry my month’s supply of medicine. I stayed in the waters for 10 days without medication, leaving me susceptible to opportunistic infections. My colleagues dropped me off at Remba Island as I was too ill to continue with the journey. I was taken to a nearby clinic, but it was difficult getting treatment as I did not have the required medical records with me and I am from another country. When the situation became difficult, I was introduced to …Read more
Author/s: IOM Africa and Middle East
Migration Health is a regional newsletter highlighting how IOM and partners are making a difference to the lives of migrants and mobile populations across Africa and the Middle East. Packed with news features, interviews, photo galleries and IOM’s latest research, the newsletter underpins the Migration Health Division's core mandate to promote and deliver evidence-informed health policies and programmes which are beneficial, accessible, and equitable for…
Migration for Development in the Horn of Africa: Health Expertise from the Somali Diaspora in Finland
Author/s: IOM Regional Office for the Nordic and Baltic States, and the European Neighborhood countries (East)
Through a general introduction to the role of diaspora as bridge-builders between worlds and the specific role of the Somali diaspora in Finland, Chapter 1 - Migration for Development in the Horn of Africa. Health expertise from the Somali diaspora in Finland presents the rationale of the book.
In Chapter 2 – Understanding the link between migration and development, WEISS and TANNER provide an overview of the conceptual framework within which the…Read more
Author/s: IOM South Africa
The review reveals that the law in all the SADC member states contains either expressly or implied provisions that guarantee migrants rights to health. While in some states, the law is more direct than others in its protection of migrant rights to health, it has emerged that an interpretation of the domestic law in consonance with the States’ international legal obligations accords migrants right to health.