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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Manual/ Training Guide English
This document was developed within the framework of the “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line” (PHBLM) Project.
Migration and the right to health care UNIT: 1. Migration in the EU: introduction and terminology UNIT 2. Global and European migration trends UNIT 3. Migration and the right to health UNIT 4. Antidiscrimination and ethics
Well-being: public/individual health UNIT 5. Communicable diseases UNIT 6. Occupational health: concepts on safety,... Read more
Bibiana Navarro, Sandra Pinzon, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Vanessa Barbosa, Paola Pace
The overall objective of the study is to profile the skills of Zimbabwean health workers in the diaspora with the aim of assessing the extent and nature of health worker migration. This would inform future human resource policy in the health sector. The survey also assessed the generic profile of the health-care professionals and collected relevant information via detailed questionnaires regarding the factors that induced migration, experiences of health professionals in the diaspora, and the... Read more
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Migration movements in Europe have increased in both size and diversity and have created the need to enhance the effectiveness of health systems by adapting them to today’s multicultural and multiethnic societies. Such a transformation cannot take place without a public health workforce that supports and delivers accessible, culturally appropriate, equitable and competent care. Governments and health care and training providers in the European Union have a critical role to play in reorienting... Read more
María-Teresa Gijón-Sánchez, Sandra Pinzón-Pulido, Riitta-Liisa Kolehmainen-Aitken, Jacqueline Weekers, Daniel López Acuña, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, María-José Peiro
This study identifies a compelling but under-researched area of the HIV epidemic in Mozambique. The economic, social and cultural implications of the epidemic need to be thoroughly analyzed so that appropriate measures can be devised to prevent new infections, scale up treatment, and provide care and support to those most in need.
Cashew processing in Mozambique
Survey site description and methodology
Discussion and conclusions
IOMS... Read more
Tatiana Martins, Brad Paul, George Sirignano, Stuart Simpson
The study findings corroborate available evidence that port areas are “hot spots” for HIV transmission. The study also identifies significant structural and workplace issues of concern that further exacerbate the vulnerability of port-users to HIV. It is comforti ng to verify that the study does not show great differences in results between migrant and non-migrant workers, which points to port-users having equal access to informati on and services related to HIV and AIDS.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY... Read more
Andrew Lind, Brad Paul, Tomasse Temoteo Cumbuian, Stuart Simpson
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
Manual/ Training Guide English
The guidelines was developed within the framework of PHBLM project “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line”. It was designed primarily to support the capacity of border management personnel to deal with migration health concerns and public health risks related to migration and to promote good practices and standards for border management and health personnel working and dealing with significant health risks. However, they should be of use for anyone... Read more
Gloria Cordoba, Sandra Pinzon