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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Background/ Discussion Paper English
This paper examines the relationship between migration and health from a human-rights and social equity based perspective. It discussed how migrationcan itself be seen as a determinant of migrants' health. Migrants are affected by social inequalities and are likely to go through several experiences during the migration process which puts their physical, mental and social well-being at risk. Migrants often face poverty and social exclusion, which has negative influences on health, especially in... Read more
Anita Davies, Anna Basten, Chiara Frattini
Policy Brief English
Migrants are affected by social inequalities and are exposed to several experiences during the migration process which put their physical, mental and social well-being at risk. Migrants’ health is also to a large extent determined by the availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality of services in the host community or country. This article discusses how the migration process and legal status are determinants of migrants’ health. It raises the issue that good public health practice... Read more
Anita Davies, Anna Basten, Chiara Frattini
This report presents the findings of a situational analysis of HIV programmes for most-at-risk populations along major transport corridors in Uganda. The findings show interesting initiatives as well as a clear need for improved targeting at both national and district level. The objectives of the study were to analyze the current HIV programmes; focusing on institutions involved (“who”), interventions supported or implemented (“what”), and coverage (“where”). The report offers recommendations... Read more
Bernadette Ssebadukka, John Ssengendo, Agatha Kafuko, Godfrey Kalikabyo
INTRODUCCIÓN: Los jóvenes de Colombia tienen mayor vulnerabilidad al VIH por su situación ante el desplazamiento forzoso, la inequidad de género, el bajo nivel educativo y la edad. Frente a esta situación, entre 2005 y 2006 se desarrolló una intervención para disminuir la vulnerabilidad en los jóvenes de 16 municipios.
OBJETIVOS: Establecer los cambios en los conocimientos y las prácticas de los jóvenes más vulnerables al VIH en 16 municipios a partir de la realización de una estrategia... Read more
Franklyn Prieto Alvarado, Carlos Alberto González
Introducción: Ante el contexto de violencia y desplazamiento forzado en Colombia, los y las jóvenes son considerados como una población con mayor vulnerabilidad al VIH. El Fondo Mundial de Lucha contra el Sida, la Tuberculosis y la Malaria financió un Proyecto de prevención para disminuir su vulnerabilidad. En una primera fase, fueron abordados 16 municipios y 32 en una segunda etapa.
Objectivo: Identificar los cambios en los conocimientos y las prácticas relacionados con ITS y VIH de los... Read more
Franklyn Prieto Alvarado, Carlos Alberto González P
The Situation Report on International Migration in East and South-East Asia covers migration dynamics in 16 countries within the region and is a collaborative effort by all the organizations that participate in the Regional Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking, which is co-chaired by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and IOM. The aim of the report is to explore complex inter-linkages between international migration and... Read more
Regional Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking
The purpose of this research project is to confirm reports that human trafficking is occurring in Eastern Africa and to better understand its forms and effects, the people involved, and the way it can be effectively addressed.
1.0 INTRODUCTION: 1.1 Background; 1.2 Research objectives
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW: 2.1 Push factors; 2.2 Pull factors; 2.3 Trafficking flows; 2.4 Impact of trafficking on individuals and communities
3.0 METHODOLOGY: 3.1 Research sites and participants; 3.2 Sampling... Read more
The free movement of people, goods and services is perceived to be a pillar of the sustained development of the European Union. At the same time Europe is facing continuous ageing of the population, and increased immigration flows over the last decade, which have become driving forces for the demographic changes, especially in EU 25. Furthermore, population mobility naturally entails challenges from the common strategy and policy, legislation, human rights and public health. Migration increases... Read more
Tonka Tvarleva, Tsvetana Yakimova, Ivan Tachev
The aim of this study was to document the key HIV, TB and HIV/TB co-infection mobility related vulnerabilities of migrants in Malta through the conduction of a rapid mapping assessment of vulnerabilities and hotspots. It also aims to give an insight in the health care utilisation of migrants in Malta, the differences with Maltese nationals and the factors that can explain these differences. The study also aims to depict how the migrants themselves report on their utilisation of HIV/TB-related... Read more
Este documento técnico es el segundo de la Colección1 «Cuadernos Técnicos del Proyecto Fondo Mundial en Colombia (PFMC)». Tiene como propósito profundizar las Lecciones Aprendidas (LA) que ha dejado la implementación - ejecución y evaluación de los diferentes componentes del PFMC. Se pretende dar cuenta de la construcción de un proceso de identificación, sistematización y difusión de los principales aprendizajes; encuentros, desencuentros, posibilidades y sobre todo de oportunidades para el... Read more