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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ANSA carried out this in-depth qualitative study in 2011 on the Nacala transport corridor in northern Mozambique, to determine the risks and vulnerabilities to HIV of migrants and host communities along the corridor. The study concentrated on areas of significant economic activity, where truck and public transport drivers spend long periods of time and where amenities, such as bars, guesthouses and restaurants have been established to serve increasing numbers of mobile populations.
Kerry Selvester, Delmira Cambaco, Victor Bie
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
Health issues of inbound migration in Sri Lanka.
Inside this issue:
Migration and tuberculosis
Key findings of the study
Migration and malaria
IOM Sri Lanka
The IOM Health Strategy for Kenya 2011-2015 falls within the bi-regional IOM Health Strategy for East and Southern Africa (IOM, 2011). Through its health programme, IOM promotes a comprehensive approach which is multisectoral in nature, adds value to national partnerships, and addresses social determinants of health at the individual, community / environmental, and policy / systemic level. IOM practices a human rights-based, public health, and participatory approach to facilitate access to... Read more
IOM Regional Mission East and Central Africa
Scientific reports (Journal) English
In Europe, policies, strategies and interventions to address the growing burden of non-communicable diseases have generally neglected to take into consideration the impact of migration on health outcomes of increasingly multicultural and diverse societies. Research has shown that migrants of South Asian origin living in Europe are more at risk of acquiring non-communicable diseases than their counterparts in their country of origin or than the host European population. Using the example of... Read more
Anita Davies, Carolyn Blake, Poonam Dhavan
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 Government and... Read more
IOM East and Central 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.
Partnership o HIV and mobility in Southern Africa (PHAMSA)
Emerging good practices in mgration and HIV in Southern Africa
Regional relevance of IOM pilot projects - regional strategic frameworks... Read more
IOM South Africa
Periodicals and Newsletters English
A bulletin of news, information and analysis of migration and health in East and Southern Africa.
Inside this Issue:
New clinic offers roadside health care for mobile population in Kenya
Providing medical escort services to medically unfit Zimbabwean migrants
Southern Africa ports as spaces of HIV vulnerability
HIV Vulnerabiity among Mobile POpulations in the Ports of Mozambique
IOM RO Southern Africa
Kenya is currently experiencing both a generalized and a concentrated HIV epidemic. It has a national HIV prevalence of 6.3% and 1.3 million people between the ages of 15 to 64 across the country are living with HIV. According to the Kenya National AIDS Control Council (NACC), female sex workers (FSW) and their clients account for 14.1% of new infections. The Kenyan national response has recently started targeting research and programming efforts towards key population groups, and... Read more
IOM South Africa
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Objective: To measure prevalence of HIV and syphilis and describe characteristics of sex work among female sex workers (FSWs) in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Somalia.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey recruited 237 FSWs using respondent-driven sampling (RDS). A face-to-face, structured interview using handheld-assisted personal interviewing (HAPI) on personal digital assistants (PDAs) was completed and blood collected for serological testing.
Results: FSWs 15–19 years old accounted for 6.9% of the... Read more
Kelsi Kriitmaa, Adriennea Testa, Mohamed Osman, Ivana Bozicevic, Gabriele Riedner, Jacqueline Malungu, Greg Irving, Ismail Abdalla
Manual/ Training Guide English
This document was developed within the framework of the “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line” (PHBLM) Project.
Financial contribution: European Commission, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Hungarian Ministry of Health, the Regional Ministry of Health of Andalusia, and the University of Pécs and the Andalusian School of Public Health.
Bibiana Navarro, Sandra Pinzon, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Vanessa Barbosa, Paola Pace