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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This report presents the findings and recommendations of a review of HIV-related data on migrant and ethnic minority populations in European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
The review was intended to:
Provide an overview of the current situation with respect to data on HIV in migrant and ethnic minority populations;
Identify gaps and methodological challenges; and
Propose ways in which data, and data comparability, might be improved... Read more
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Teymur Noori, Mary Haour-Knipe, María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
This report deals with the issue of voluntary return of HIV-positive Africans in the Netherlands, who have been rejected for asylum or are staying in the country as irregular migrants. Dutch immigration policy stipulates that any migrant without a legal status is under the obligation to leave the Netherlands, with voluntary return being the preferred way of meeting this obligation.
Christian Mommers, Hans Eijkhout, Pierre Celestin Iyamuremye, Joshua Maiyo
Background/ Discussion Paper English
Caring for migrants’ health is a matter of human rights and a fundamental way of tackling unacceptable inequalities in health and healthcare provision. In the European Union, recent migration trends and phenomena such as the increasing feminization of migration, alongside with family reunification policies developed by some Member States, raise new concerns about the capacity of social and health policies to deal with newcomers’ groups.
Various international organizations have underlined... Read more
Maria do Céu Machado, Ana Fernandes, Beatriz Padilla, Sónia Dias, Inês Gomes, Alexandra Dias, Miguel Oliveira e Silva
Scientific reports (Journal) English
The trafficking of women and adolescents is increasingly recognized as one of the world’s fastest growing crimes and a significant violation of human rights. Despite the compelling need for evidence on the physical and psychological health consequences to inform rapidly emerging policies and services for trafficked persons, there is limited evidence about the needs of women who have been trafficked. We investigated the health of women and adolescent girls trafficked for sexual exploitation in... Read more
Catherine Zimmerman, Mazeda Hossain, Katherine Yun, Vasil Gajdadziev, Natalia Guzun, Maria Tchomarova, Rosa Angela Ciarrocchi, Anna Johansson, Anna Kefurtova, Stefania Scodanibbio, Maria Nenette Motus, Brenda Poche, Linda Morison, Charlotte Watts
Periodicals and Newsletters English
International Migration is a referred quarterly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) and published and distributed by Blackwell Publishing. The editors at ISIM are responsible for the direction and content of the journal.
Less than Human? Diaspora,... Read more
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
Scientific reports (Journal) English
To design a Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) instrument for HIV-infected people in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The self-administered questionnaire was developed by an Italian network including researchers, physicians, people living with HIV, national institutions and community-based organizations (CBO) through several steps: (1) review of existing HRQoL literature and questionnaires for HIV-infected people; (2) selection of relevant domains measuring... Read more
Raffaella Bucciardini, Rita Murri, Mauro Guarinieri, Fabrizio Starace, M Martini, A Vatrella, L Cafaro, M Fantoni, R Grisetti, Antonella d’Arminio Monforte, V Fragola, R Arcieri, Cosmo Del Borgo, Andrea Tramarin, Maurizio Massella, D Lorenzetti, Stefano Vella
This documents describes IOMs approach in addressing HIV/AIDS and it disuccses examples of IOM projects.