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.
To browse or search: simply use the filter options on the left-hand side. Alternatively, you can enter key word/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.
Colombia no ha sido la excepción, cuenta desde el año 2003 con una Política de Salud Sexual y Reproductiva, emitida por el Ministerio de la Protección Social y con una normativa dispersa en códigos, leyes, decretos y resoluciones, así como en numerosas interpretaciones jurisprudenciales de jueces y magistrados de Tribunales y de las Altas Cortes.
El conocimiento y la difusión de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos, así como de los mecanismos para hacer efectiva su protección y garantía,... Read more
Defensoría del pueblo, Profamilia, IOM
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
This report has been produced within the framework of the International Organization for Migration project 'EU Partnerships to reduce HIV & public health vulnerabilities associated with population mobility funded by the Portuguese EU presidency in collaboration with the governments of Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malta,
Portugal and the Netherlands.
General information on Hungary: Statistical data on Hungary
Migrants in Hungary: Terminologies regarding migrants, Statistical... Read more
Eszter Ujhelyi, Katalin Szomor, Dénes Stefler, János Szlávik
This assessment involved a survey of 819 migrant workers in 12 factories through a questionnaire, ten focus group discussions with male and female migrant factory workers, and six focus group discussions with migrant female sex workers in 2006. The study focused onboth migration patterns and related issues, as well as the respondents’ HIV risks and vulnerabilities.
Funded by the UNAIDS Thailand Country Office’s Programme Acceleration Funds (PAF), developed jointly with the World Health... Read more
Jason Theede, Pimonpan Isarabhakdi
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
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
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Background: Tuberculosis cases in foreign-born persons account for more than 50% of all tuberculosis cases in the United States. The Institute of Medicine has recommended enhancing overseas screening as one measure to support tuberculosis elimination efforts. We assessed the ability of overseas tuberculosis screening (chest radiograph followed by 3 acid-fast bacilli sputum smears for persons with abnormal chest radiographs [suggestive of active tuberculosis]) to detect pulmonary... Read more
Susan Maloney, Katherine Fielding, Kayla Laserson, Warren Jones, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Yen, Dang Quy An, Nguyen Huu Phuoc, Nguyen An Trinh, Duong Thi Cam Nhung, Vo Thi Chi Mai, M. Frank Seawright, Thomas O’Rourke, Truong Xuan Lien, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan, Nancy Binkin, Martin Cetron
The following report presents the findings from a study carried out in Mozambique in 2005 as part of project APPLE (AIDS Prevention, Positive Living, and Empowerment), which is coordinated by CARE and funded by the European Union. One of the focus areas of IOM, under its regional project Partnership for HIV and Mobility in Southern Africa (PHAMSA) is to map HIV vulnerability among mobile populations in transport corridors. Therefore, IOM decided to match the APPLE funding so that the study can... Read more
IOM South Africa
Timor-Leste, the world’s newest democracy, has extremely poor health indicators and high levels of endemic poverty. Information about migration patterns, mobility, and HIV prevalence and knowledge in the country are limited. This study attempted to identify migration patterns and HIV vulnerability in 6 districts of Timor-Leste.
A household survey, using a structured questionnaire and multi-stage, random cluster sampling, was administered to 1213 households. Vulnerability Assessment Mapping (VAM... Read more
J Earnest, R Finger
This is a summary report of the structured e-mail discussion on the links between population mobility, migration and HIV in Southern Africa, which was organized by the IOM in collaboration with the Health and Development Networks (HDN). The discussion took place on the AF-AIDS eForum, the regional eForum on HIV in Africa, from April to August 2005.
The discussion focused on three main topics:
How does migration and population mobility lead to increased HIV vulnerability in Southern Africa;
How... Read more
Health and Development Networks (HDN), International Organization for Migration (IOM) Partnership on HIV/AIDS and Mobile Populations in Southern Africa (PHAMSA)