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.
Author/s: IOM South Sudan
This set of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials was produced as part of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support and well-being promotion campaign of IOM South Sudan. It focuses on staff welfare in humanitarian emergencies. It aims at raising awareness on regular self-care, keeping a good work-life balance and maintaining a healthy lifestyle in humanitarian settings.
Author/s: IOM Burundi
Between 2013 and 2014, in addition to IDPs and returnees, 45,533 Burundian migrants (51% women, 49% men), who, had never regularized their stay in Tanzania, were deported by the Tanzanian Government due to the recent immigration law. Due to the rapid expulsion of Burundian migrants from Tanzania to Burundi, many left without belongings or in some cases, even their spouses. They arrived in an environment, in particular in communes with high rates of returns, where resources…Read more
Healthy Migrants in Healthy Communities: IOM Health Promotion Strategy for East and Southern Africa, 2012–2017
Author/s: IOM South Africa
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,…Read more
Author/s: IOM Kenya
Nearly 30 years ago, the HIV epidemic was first identified as a major problem along East Africa’s road axes. While transport corridors are no longer the primary source of new infections in Kenya, they remain a significant driver of the epidemic. The Government of Kenya has therefore prioritized populations along transport corridors as among “the most important most-at-risk populations that are not adequately covered by the national HIV prevention strategy” (NACC, 2009).…Read more
Author/s: IOM Kenya
The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration and the World Health Organization, hosted a National Consultation on Migration Health to reach a common consensus on securing quality and equitable health services for migrants and mobile populations in Kenya. The National Consultation, held in Mombasa from 4 - 6 May 2011, was attended by various ministries, including Immigration and Registration of Persons,…Read more
Author/s: IOM Kenya
In partnership with the Government of Kenya, and at both national and local levels, the International Organization for Migration offers health care services for urban migrants directly through IOM’s health assessment programme, which fulfills the health requirements of countries receiving migrants. IOM and partners facilitate the Eastleigh Community Wellness Centre, a budding health clinic located in east Nairobi that meets the needs of migrants and their host community…Read more
Author/s: IOM Nairobi
“IOM WORKS WITH PARTNERS TO REDUCE THE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF COMMUNITIES VULNERABLE TO CHOLERA”
With limited access to basic health care and safe drinking water, Kenya has suffered several cholera outbreaks in vulnerable regions since 1971. Cholera, an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated, is often spread through contaminated water or food. It is a major concern for mobile populations, pastoralist communities…Read more