This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration and health publications from 2006 to present where IOM was a primary contributor.
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In response to the health and HIV vulnerabilities of mine workers, their families and the communities with which they interact, IOM in partnership with Southern African Development Community (SADC) HIV/AIDS Unit, United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS Regional Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa (UNAIDS RSTESA), and TEBA Development (Regional Office), organised a Regional Workshop on HIV Responses for Mine Workers, Their Families and Affected Communities in Southern Africa, which... Read more
IOM, UNAIDS RSTESA, TEBA, SIDA, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
The aim of this policy is to provide guidelines for the coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of workplace programmes in the transport sector. The policy provides the framework through which employers, workers and their organisations will design, implement, and monitor HIV policies and programmes at sub‐sector, institution and company level.
Ministry of Communications and Transport, Lusaka, Zambia
Chapter VI. In: Moving Forward Equity in Health: Monitoring Social Determinants of Health and the Reduction of Health Inequalities
The SOCIAL EXCLUSION AND STRUCTURAL HEALTH INEQUALITIES chapter focuses on monitoring social exclusion and structural health inequality (HI) in the European Union. It proposes an integrated battery of indicators to measure the impact of social exclusion on health inequalities as well as its interaction with other (structural and contextual) social determinants of... Read more
Ana Rico, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Anna Basten, Rosa Urbanos
Periodicals and Newsletters English
A bulletin of news, information and analysis on migration health in Southern Africa.
IOM farm worker study reveals highest HIV prevalence ever reported among a working population in Southern Africa
Introducing the partnership on health and mobility in East and Southern Africa
Spaces of vulnerability - moving beyond stigmatizing migrants
IOM implementing partner clinches second impumelelo innovations awards
Keyhold garden help reduce impact of HIV and AIDS in Lesotho's Leribe District
IOM RO Southern Africa
Background/ Discussion Paper English
This paper is one of 19 background papers which have been prepared for the IOM, 2010 World Migration Report entitled the “Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change”. The 2010 report focuses on likely future trends in migration and the capacities that will be required by States, regional and international organizations, civil society and the private sector to manage migration successfully over the coming decades.
Current capacities for addresssing health worker... Read more
Periodicals and Newsletters English
This issue focused on IOMs efforts to support governments in these regions to integrate the health needs of migrants into national and regional plans, policies and strategies, taking into account their human rights, including the right to health.
Featured article: HIV prevention and treatment not accessible to migrant workers in Southern Africa
Inside this issue:
Tanzania: Border sites who higher HIV prevalence and vulnerability
Angola: IOM promotes malaria and HIV prevention in the returnee... Read more
IOM RO Southern Africa
With the growing economy and relatively stable society, Thailand has long been a hub for migration in Greater Mekong Sub-region, particularly for labour migrants from the three neibouring countries namely Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR. It is estimated that over two million migrants are living and working in Thailand, in addition to some 150,000 displaced persons and asylum seekers who seek refuge in nine temporary shelters along the border. Recognizing the potential impact of migration on the... Read more
Nigoon Jitthai, Siriporn Yongpanichkul, Mandhana Bijaisoradat
This report illustrates the multidimensional activities carried out by the Migration Health Division throughout the world in 2008-2009. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants and Migration Health Assistance for Crisis-Affected Populations. Guided by the Resolution on the Health of Migrants adopted by the World Health Assembly in May 2008, the Report demonstrates... Read more
The 2010 Global Consultation on Migrant Health was convened as a result of the 2008 World Health Assembly Resolution on the Health of Migrants, which asks Member States to take action on migrant-sensitive health policies and practices. Accordingly, WHO and IOM, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Policy of Spain, held a Global Consultation on Migrant Health in March 2010 in Madrid to: take stock of actions taken since the endorsement of the Resolution; reach consensus on... Read more
World Health Organization, Ministry of Health and Social Policy of Spain, IOM
Scientific reports (Journal) English
The right of evryone to be the highestattainable standard of physical and mental health (right to health) is a human right recognized in numerous instruments at the international, regional, and national levels and supported by a range of accountabilty mechanisms. Those who migrate are human beings and therefore right holders, as wel as active agents of economic, cultural, social, and politcal development. Notwithstanding the attention that the health both of those who migrate and affected... Read more