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.
Workshop/ Conference/ Seminar Presentation English
This is a presentation of Davide Mosca, Director of the IOM Migration Health Division, during the "2nd Global Consultation on Migrant Health 2017: Resetting the Agenda" held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 21-23 February 2017. He offered context for the Consultation’s deliberations with a comprehensive review of current migration trends, the interrelationship of health and migration in global agenda setting, and the opportunities for the Consultation to inform global actions. The ‘setting the scene... Read more
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Abstract: Migrant health assessments (HAs) consist of a medical examination to assess a migrant’s health status and to provide medical clearance for work or residency based on conditions defined by the destination country and/or employer. We argue that better linkages between health systems and migrant HA processors at the country level are needed to shift these from being limited as an instrument of determining non-admissibility for purposes of visa issuance, to a process that may enhance... Read more
Kolitha Wickramage, Davide Mosca
Policy Brief English
This article examines gaps and good practices in ensuring social protection in health for migrant workers and argues that, as both migration and health are enablers for development, health should be discussed in global migration and development debates. The GFMD and the High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD) are important venues to address the health of migrant workers, and this article provides views on how policies and multisectoral partnerships can promote... Read more
Davide Mosca, Barbara Rijks, Caroline Schultz