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.
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Author/s: Anita Davies, Anna Basten, Chiara Frattini
This paper examines the relationship between migration and health from a human-rights and social equity based perspective. It discussed how migrationcan itself be seen as a determinant of migrants' health. Migrants are affected by social inequalities and are likely to go through several experiences during the migration process which puts their physical, mental and social well-being at risk. Migrants often face poverty and social exclusion, which has negative influences on…Read more
Author/s: Jacqueline Weekers, Daniel López Acuña, Maria Teresa Gijon Sanchez, Sandra Pinzon Pulido, Riita Liisa Kolehmainen Aitken, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
Based on a literature review and survey in selected EU countries, this document provides recommendations for actions and strategy and policy changes by the European Union, Member States and training providers. The engagement of all these actors is needed to reorient the competencies of the public health workforce to the needs of modern Europe.
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Author/s: Ursula Karl-Trummer, Brigit Metzler, Sonja Novak-Zezula
A concept model presented in this paper introduces the concept of health care provision for undocumented migrants as a management strategy. Study cases from Australia and Italy are used to illustrate the concept.
Ensuring the right of migrant children to health care: The response of hospitals and health services
Author/s: 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
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…Read more
Author/s: Maria do Céu Machado, Ana Fernandes, Beatriz Padilla, Sónia Dias, Inês Gomes, Alexandra Dias, Miguel Oliveira e Silva
Foreign-born children in Europe: An overview from the health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study
Author/s: Michal Molcho, Thoroddur Bjarnason, Francesca Cristini, Margarida Gaspar de Matos, Theadora Koller, Carmen Moreno, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Massimo Santinello
Introduction: The background paper presented here is based on findings from the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Study. The HBSC research network is an international, multidisciplinary alliance of researchers working together since 1982. In 2005/6, 41 countries and regions in Europe and North America collected data as part of the HBSC Study. The overall aim of the study is to gain new insights and increase understanding of adolescent health behaviour. Twelve…Read more
Author/s: Paola Pace, Sam Shapiro
Cultural Competence and Training in Mental Health Practice in Europe: Strategies to Implement Competence and Empower Practitioners
Author/s: Rachid Bennegadi
This paper aims to highlight the common denominator of cultural training demands and responses of mental health professionals, regardess of the healthcare system, the Europen country of the migrant community concerned, as well as the basic elements to efficiently implement cultural competency within the mental healthcare setting.
Author/s: David Ingleby
This paper reviews the different kinds of research that are required in order to identify, analyse and remedy problems in the field of migrant health. It is divided into five sections: (1) Why is research on migrant health important? (2) What kinds of research are needed (3) Who carries out this research, what methods are involved, and what are the difficulties? (4) Research at the European (or global) level (5) Conclusions.
Developed within the…Read more