Author/s: IOM Somalia
Health vulnerabilities of mobile and migrant populations in and around the Port of Beira, Mozambique
The study was conducted to contribute to the reduction of HIV among migrants and mobile workers, their families and communities with which they interact in the port of Beira in Mozambique. The study utilized mixed methods of data collection which included a quantitative questionnaire-based survey and qualitative interviews. GIS mapping of the different areas inside and outside the Port was also produced. The survey population was 322 which included the following: port…Read more
Author/s: Montira Inkochasan, Kyaw Myint Tun, Patrick Duigan, Paula Bianca Blomquist, Jaime Calderon, Min Yun Aung
This study provides an assessment of HIV vulnerabilities and access to HIV healthcare services among key affected populations that live or work along the economic corridor between Myawaddy and Kawkareik. The research targets migrants, female sex workers, men who have sex with men and people who use drugs. The assessment applied a mixed methods approach, acquiring, mapping quantitative data and qualitative data.
Author/s: IOM Somalia
Author/s: IOM South Africa and Mozambique
Author/s: Muthoni Mwangi, Stephen Gikonyo, Rosemary Chacha
Background: This study sought to assess the impact of an avian influenza alert or outbreak on livelihood and food security among poultry and poultry products’ transporters, traders and handlers in Kenya. This was done through mapping out migrant populations involved in poultry, identifying the knowledge, practices and existing gaps, and assessing business income from poultry. The study also addressed alternative income-generating activities and coping mechanisms available…Read more
Author/s: Alan Ferguson, Kelsi Kriitmaa
The study can be viewed as a contribution to baseline knowledge of the epidemiology of STI and HIV on a fast-developing transport corridor and is intended to guide future research and targeted programme planning. The study concentrated on sex workers and their clients, truck drivers, as well as health facilities, pharmacists, private clinicians, employers, NGO staff, and bar lodging establishments.
Migration Patterns Survey and HIV Vulnerability Assessment Mapping in Selected Districts of Timor-Leste
Author/s: J Earnest, R Finger
Timor-Leste, the world’s newest democracy, has extremely poor health indicators and high levels of endemic poverty. Information about migration patterns, mobility, and HIV prevalence and knowledge in the country are limited. This study attempted to identify migration patterns and HIV vulnerability in 6 districts of Timor-Leste.
A household survey, using a structured questionnaire and multi-stage, random cluster sampling, was administered to 1213…Read more
Author/s: IOM South Africa
The following report presents the findings from a study carried out in Mozambique in 2005 as part of project APPLE (AIDS Prevention, Positive Living, and Empowerment), which is coordinated by CARE and funded by the European Union. One of the focus areas of IOM, under its regional project Partnership for HIV and Mobility in Southern Africa (PHAMSA) is to map HIV vulnerability among mobile populations in transport corridors. Therefore, IOM decided to match the APPLE…