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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The dramatic rise in migration flows to Europe over the last few years has reaffirmed the importance of integrating migrants into European health systems. Most migrants arriving in Europe are healthy. Nevertheless, the conditions and factors surrounding the migration process, such as circumstances before departure, during travel and in reception settings, determine the health vulnerabilities of migrants and the communities with which they interact. Furthermore, despite the right to... Read more
Isabelle Beauclercq, Federica Viello, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Elena Val
Nowadays, refugees and migrants are the focus of intense political debate worldwide. From the public health perspective, population movement, including forced migration, is a complex phenomenon and is a high priority on the political and policy agenda of most WHO Member States. Health diplomacy and the health of refugees and migrants are intrinsically linked. Human mobility is relevant to all countries and creates important challenges in terms of both sustainable development and human rights,... Read more
Dominik Zenner, Poonam Dhavan, Kolitha Wickramage, Eliana Barragan, Jacqueline Weekers
This report deals with the issue of voluntary return of HIV-positive Africans in the Netherlands, who have been rejected for asylum or are staying in the country as irregular migrants. Dutch immigration policy stipulates that any migrant without a legal status is under the obligation to leave the Netherlands, with voluntary return being the preferred way of meeting this obligation.
Christian Mommers, Hans Eijkhout, Pierre Celestin Iyamuremye, Joshua Maiyo