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.
Enhancing Migration Data Management in Kenya: Assessment and Recommendations
Author/s: Gondi Hesbon Olum
This assessment of migration data management in Kenya, commissioned by the African, Caribbean and Pacific Observatory on Migration, was undertaken from September 2012 to January 2013. The assessment was carried out in close consultation and coordination with governmental institutions in the framework of the National Consultative Committee. The key institutions dealing with migration data issues in Kenya are the Department of Immigration Services, the Ministry of…Read more
The Biggest Fish in the Sea? Dynamic Kenyan labour migration in the East African Community
Author/s: John Oucho, Linda Oucho, Antony Ong’ayo
This study assesses the Kenyan policy and institutional framework concerning South–South labour migration with particular focus on the East African Community (EAC) countries. It focuses mainly on one particular policy instrument, the East African Community Common Market framework. The research further looks at country-specific policies in relation to the common market framework. The study relied on desk research into the existing literature and public records; key…Read more
Spotlight on the Young and Skilled: Exploring the potential contribution of Kenya’s diasporas in the South
Author/s: Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia
This study sought to explore the various ways through which the Government of Kenya can involve its diasporas in human development. Until recently, migration literature had concentrated on migration interactions between the developed and the developing countries, yet most of the migrants within the developing countries tend to migrate to other developing countries. This research contributes to this under researched literature, by examining the Kenyan case on how migrants…Read more
MIgrant Health Assessment in South Sudan
Author/s: Forcier Consulting, Inc.
Migration initiatives 2014: Health of migrants
Migration Health – Annual Review 2012
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…
Health vulnerabilities study of mixed migration flows from the East and Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region to Southern Africa
Author/s: IOM Regional Office South Africa
International Migration, Health and Human Rights
Author/s: Pia Oberoi, Juana Sotomayor, Paola Pace, Barbara Rijks, Jacqueline Weekers, Yehenew Tsegaye Walilegne
In this publication, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) explore the multifaceted health and human rights challenges that migrants face and report on recent developments in this area. The aim of this publication is to provide all stakeholders with a reference on key health and human rights issues in the context of international migration. It is meant to…Read more
A Global Report on Population Mobility and Malaria: Moving towards elimination with migration in mind
Author/s: C Ward, Nenette Motus, Davide Mosca
This reports IOM activities towards elimination of malaria. More dialogue is needed to enhance understanding of migrants’ right to health and the concept that health and social costs are reduced when healthy migrants are fully integrated into their host communities. Furthermore, these discussions should take place at all levels of government as addressing malaria across the migration continuum requires critical inter-country coordination for sharing of information and good practices among…Read more