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
In the context of migration of children, how do hospitals and health services respond to the needs and rights of children within the wider framework of child protection and healthcare provision? This paper deals with the response of hospitals and healthcare services to the right of migrant children to healthcare in relation to the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the holistic concept of health. On the one hand, the Convention on the Rights of the Child provides a... Read more
Ana Isabel Fernandez Guerreiro, Fabrizio Simonelli, Rosa Gloria Suarez Lopez Vergara, Alberto Armas Navarro, Sara Darias Curvo, Anna Zapulla, Anders Hjern, Lynda Stokes, PJ. Boyle
IOM in partnership with the Southern Africa Migration Project (SAMP) and in special collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) organised a Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) on Promoting Health and Development: Migration Health in Southern Africa from 10 to 12 June 2009 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MIDSA was hosted by the Government of Tanzania with the main objective being to work towards the implementation of the WHA 61.17 resolution ‘Health of Migrants’ within the... Read more
IOM Southern Africa
The review reveals that the law in all the SADC member states contains either expressly or implied provisions that guarantee migrants rights to health. While in some states, the law is more direct than others in its protection of migrant rights to health, it has emerged that an interpretation of the domestic law in consonance with the States’ international legal obligations accords migrants right to health.
INTRODUCTION: Constitutional Rights Relevant to Migrants’ Right to Health; ... Read more
IOM South Africa
Through a general introduction to the role of diaspora as bridge-builders between worlds and the specific role of the Somali diaspora in Finland, Chapter 1 - Migration for Development in the Horn of Africa. Health expertise from the Somali diaspora in Finland presents the rationale of the book.
In Chapter 2 – Understanding the link between migration and development, WEISS and TANNER provide an overview of the conceptual framework within which the debate on migration and development has been... Read more
IOM Regional Office for the Nordic and Baltic States, and the European Neighborhood countries (East)
The seminar on "Migration and Human Resources for Health: From Awareness to Action" held in Geneva on 23-24 March 2006, was organized within the framework of IOM’s International Dialogue on Migration in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization and with the co-sponsorship of the Government of Ireland. The seminar was organized in recognition of the need to gain a deeper understanding of the complex issues and dynamics involved in international... Read more
Le séminaire intitulé Migrations et ressources humaines au service de la santé : de la prise de conscience à l’action, qui s’est tenu à Genève les 23 et 24 mars 2006, était organisé dans le cadre du Dialogue international de l’OIM sur la migration, en collaboration avec l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé et l’Organisation internationale du travail, avec le coparrainage du Gouvernement irlandais. Ce séminaire se voulait une réponse au besoin de compréhension des questions complexes et de la... Read more
En el marco del Diálogo Internacional sobre la Migración, se llevó a cabo en Ginebra, los días 23 y 24 de marzo de 2006, un seminario titulado Migración y Recursos Humanos para la Salud: de la concienciación a la acción, organizado en colaboración con la Organización Mundial de la Salud y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo y copatrocinado por el Gobierno de Irlanda. Se decidió celebrar este seminario habida cuenta de la necesidad de ahondar en la comprensión de las complejas cuestiones... Read more