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 Health - Annual Report of Activities 2010
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…
Emerging Good Practices in Migration and HIV Programming in Southern Africa
Author/s: IOM South Africa
A report that assesses and documents on-the-ground pilot projects in which IOM, in collaboration with partners in Swaziland, Mozambique, Lesotho, South Africa and Zambia, implemented a multi -faceted HIV response in migration affected communities.
- Executive Summary
- Partnership o HIV and mobility in…
An Analysis of Migration Health in Kenya
Author/s: IOM East and Central Africa
This report was commissioned by the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and IOM. It provides a concise overview of migration health in Kenya, reinforcing that migration is a social determinant of health. This report analyses specific health concerns in Kenya such as TB and migration, HIV and mobility, and reproductive health and migration. The report was launched at the National Consultation on Migration Health in May 2011 to simulate decisive action from the…Read more
Migration and Health in the European Union
Author/s: Róza Ádány, Andrés Agudelo-Suárez, Charles Agyemang, Fernando Benavides, Neele Bjerre, Marija Bogic, Marie Dauvrin, Walter Devillé, Sónia Dias, Sophie Durieux-Paillard, Andrea Gaddini, Tim Greacen, David Ingleby, Elisabeth Ioannidis, Natasja Jensen, Ulrike Kluge, Alexander Krämer, Allan Krasnik, Anton E Kunst, Jutta Lindert, Rosemarie McCabe, Martin McKee, Anthony M. Messina, Philipa Mladovsky, Marie Nørredam, Paola Pace, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Rosa Puigpinós i Riera, Stefan Priebe, Oliver Razum, Bernd Rechel, Anna Reeske, Barbara Rijks, Elena Ronda-Pérez, John Salt, Guglielmo Schininà, Joaquim J.F. Soares, Mindaugas Stankunas, Christa Straßmayr, Karien Stronks, Kristian Wahlbeck, Marta Welbel, Tanja Wörmann
Country Report Card on “Health of Migrants” Resolution
Author/s: Ministry of Health, Government of Sri Lanka
Progress made and challenges faced by the Government of Sri Lanka on advancing the resoluton on 'Health of Migrants", adopted 25th of January 2008 at the 122th session of the World Health Assembly.
Since the WHA resolution was passed, the Government of Sri Lanka has progressed rapidly in developing a National Agenda on the Health of Migrants, spearheaded by the Ministry of Health. The Presidential manifesto, the “Mahinda Chintanya” also makes…Read more
‘Dye mon, gen mon’ (‘Beyond the mountains, more mountains’). Social theatre, community mobilisation and participation after disasters: The International Organization for Migration experience in Haiti, after January 2010's earthquake
Author/s: Guglielmo Schininà, Justin Voltaire, Amal Ataya, Marie-Adele Salem
In January 2010, IOM was aked to lead the cluster co-ordinatg humanitarian agencies involved in the management of the camps and to provide various forms of assistance, including psychosocial, to the populations living in them. The IOM psychosocial response plan has since focused on community mobilization and participation, and has used the arts and socialtheatre wifdely as tools.
Health, migration and border management: analysis and capacity-building at Europe’s borders
Author/s: Jennifer Hollings, Mariya Samuilova, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
Three key elements were analysed in Hungary, Poland and Slovakia as a basis for strengthening the capacity of staff and structures related to health, migration and border management: public health concerns linked to migration, health needs and rights of migrants and the occupational health of staff.
This article was developed within the framework of the “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line” project (PHBLM…Read more
Improving HIV data comparability in migrant populations and ethnic minorities in EU/EEA/EFTA countries: Findings from a literature review and expert panel
Author/s: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Teymur Noori, Mary Haour-Knipe, María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
This report presents the findings and recommendations of a review of HIV-related data on migrant and ethnic minority populations in European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
The review was intended to:
- Provide an overview of the current situation with respect to data on HIV in migrant and ethnic minority populations;
The Dynamics of Health and Return Migration
Author/s: Anita Davies, Rosilyne Borland, Carolyn Blake, Haley West
This article will focus on the risk factors and social determinants of health during all phases of migration that can impact the health of returnees. It will highlight the diversity of returning migrants and illustrate through examples how return migration can influence the health of individuals and populations. The paper will conclude with policy recommendations for healthy return migration.