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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The thematic study developed and implemented by the Center for Health and Migration Vienna (C-HM) under the overall guidance of IOM Migration Health Division Regional Office in Brussels within the framework of IOM/EC EQUI-HEALTH project “Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups”, analysed economic costs related to the exclusion of irregular migrants from access to the mainstream health care system.
The present study is supplemented by four country-specific... Read more
Ursula Trummer, Sonja Novak-Zezula, Anna-Theresa Renner, Ina Wilczewska
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) Health strand is a questionnaire designed to supplement the existing seven strands of the MIPEX, which in its latest edition (2015) monitors policies affecting migrant integration in 38 different countries. The questionnaire measures the equitability of policies relating to four issues: (A) migrants’ entitlements to health services; (B) accessibility of health services for migrants; (C) responsiveness to migrants’ needs; and (D) measures to achieve... Read more
David Ingleby, IOM MHD RO Brussels
This document has been produced within the framework of the IOM’s EQUI-HEALTH project (Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups), in collaboration with COST Action IS1103 ADAPT (Adapting European health systems to diversity). The recommendations reflect a consensus that was developed in the course of a series of joint international meetings in 2012-2016 attended by experts on migration, health policy, human rights law, health economics and epidemiology, as... Read more
David Ingleby, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
This report was produced within the framework of the IOM’s EQUI-HEALTH project, in collaboration with Cost Action IS1103 ADAPT and the Migrant Policy Group (MPG), with the financial contribution of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health, Food Safety (SANTE), through the Consumers, Health, Agriculture, and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) and IOM.
Entitlement to health services
Policies to facilitate access
Responsive... Read more
IOM MHD RO Brussels (ed)
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Three key elements were analysed in Hungary, Poland and Slovakia as a basis for strengthening the capacity of staff and structures related to health, migration and border management: public health concerns linked to migration, health needs and rights of migrants and the occupational health of staff.
This article was developed within the framework of the “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line” project (PHBLM) implemented by the International Organization... Read more
Jennifer Hollings, Mariya Samuilova, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
This document is based on the Situation Analysis Report (SAR) undertaken within the framework of the project “Increasing Public Health Safety alongside the New Eastern European Border Line” (PHBLM) and co-authored by Mariya Samuilova, Jennifer Hollings and Roumyana Petrova-Benedict from the Migration Health Unit, IOM Brussels. The present summary report was authored by Mariya Samuilova.The SAR itself was the culmination of the Project’s situation analysis phase drafted with the primary goal of... Read more
Mariya Samuilova, Jennifer Hollings, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
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.
Financial contribution: European Commission, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Hungarian Ministry of Health, the Regional Ministry of Health of Andalusia, and the University of Pécs and the Andalusian School of Public Health.
Bibiana Navarro, Sandra Pinzon, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Vanessa Barbosa, Paola Pace
Background/ Discussion Paper English
The objective of this paper is to give an overview of the European legal framework governing migration and health. At the outset, it must be noted that there is a large percentage of European migration that is, in fact, intra-European migration. For EU nationals residing outside of their countries of origin there are numerous challenges that must be overcome in order to realize the right to health. While there is a substantial legal framework in place in the EU to address these challenges, it... Read more
Paola Pace, Sam Shapiro
Policy Brief English
Migration and its implications for health have become important issues in the discussion of European and national health policies. On a conceptual level, health care provision for undocumented migrants can be described as management of a paradox with different strategies at the policy and practice level.
Ursula Karl-Trummer, Brigit Metzler, Sonja Novak-Zezula
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