This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration 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 keyword/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.
100% TB treatment success is possible: Championing the International Organization for Migration (IOM) tuberculosis DOT and patient-centered care among refugees and other migrants undergoing pre-immigration medical examinations
Author/s: Kipsang Melly, Dhillon Nyachieco, and Miriti Damaris
A poster abstract prepared by IOM Kenya for the North American Refugee Health Conference in Oregon, USA, 7-9 June 2018.
This poster won the “Best Scientific Poster, 2018 North American Refugee Health Conference."
The study reviewed the characteristics of patients amd treatment outcome at IOM's Kenya TB DOT clinics from 2010 to 2016, including detection rates, diagnostic sputum status, drug susceptibiity test patterns and success rates.
Author/s: Michael Collyer, Elisa Pascucci, Bashair Ahmed, Markus Breines, Vanessa Laria
Voices from Bor: Reflecting on a mental health and psychosocial support project at the Bor protection of civilians site in South Sudan
Author/s: Stephanie Chang, George Padgett
Civilians in Bor—like thousands of others across the country—experienced some of the worst abuses of the conflict, including an attack on the site itself on 17 April 2014, which led to the death of 47 people sheltering in the PoC. In response to these needs, IOM began piloting a psychosocial support project at the Bor PoC in September 2014, with a strong focus on capacity building and community participation. IOM trains IDPs on psychosocial support, enabling them to…Read more
Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) Summary of the Annual Report 2014
Author/s: IOM Regional Office South Africa
This report illustrates activities of the Partnership on Health And Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) in 2014.
- What we have done
- Where we work with and whom
- Our approach
- Monitoring migrants' health
- Migration inclusive policies and legislation
Healthy Migrants in Healthy Communities: IOM Health Promotion Strategy for East and Southern Africa, 2012–2017
Author/s: IOM South Africa
IOM Health Promotion Strategy for East and Southern Africa 2012-2017 sets out the organisation’s response in the two regions leading towards healthy migrants in healthy communities. Over the next 5 years, IOM will assist and work with partners and governments to implement the four strategic responses as described in this Strategy. This Strategy offers an opportunity for IOM to strengthen its intervention in order to demonstrate increased impact, to harmonise programmes,…Read more
Author/s: IOM RO Southern Africa
A bulletin of news, information and analysis of migration and health in East and Southern Africa.
Inside this Issue:
- New clinic offers roadside health care for mobile population in Kenya
- Providing medical escort services to medically unfit Zimbabwean migrants
- Southern Africa ports as spaces of HIV vulnerability
- HIV Vulnerabiity…
Author/s: IOM Kenya
In partnership with the Government of Kenya, and at both national and local levels, the International Organization for Migration offers health care services for urban migrants directly through IOM’s health assessment programme, which fulfills the health requirements of countries receiving migrants. IOM and partners facilitate the Eastleigh Community Wellness Centre, a budding health clinic located in east Nairobi that meets the needs of migrants and their host community…Read more
Author/s: IOM Nairobi
“IOM WORKS WITH PARTNERS TO REDUCE THE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF COMMUNITIES VULNERABLE TO CHOLERA”
With limited access to basic health care and safe drinking water, Kenya has suffered several cholera outbreaks in vulnerable regions since 1971. Cholera, an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated, is often spread through contaminated water or food. It is a major concern for mobile populations, pastoralist communities…Read more
Author/s: IOM Southern Africa
IOM in partnership with the Southern Africa Migration Project (SAMP) and in special collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) organised a Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) on Promoting Health and Development: Migration Health in Southern Africa from 10 to 12 June 2009 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MIDSA was hosted by the Government of Tanzania with the main objective being to work towards the implementation of the WHA 61.17 resolution ‘Health of…Read more
Author/s: IOM South Africa
The review reveals that the law in all the SADC member states contains either expressly or implied provisions that guarantee migrants rights to health. While in some states, the law is more direct than others in its protection of migrant rights to health, it has emerged that an interpretation of the domestic law in consonance with the States’ international legal obligations accords migrants right to health.