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.
Author/s: Alto Comissariado da Saude, Coordenação Nacional para a Infecção VIH/SIDA
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.
Contents of this country report:
EU partnerships to reduce HIV and public health vulnerabilities associated with population mobility: Italy Country Report
Author/s: Italian Ministry of Health, Centre of International Health and Trans-cultural Medicine, International Organization for Migration, National Health Institute, San Gallicano Institute, Societa’ Italiana Medicina delle Migrazioni
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.
The core of the report, is divided into two main sections.…Read more
EU partnerships to reduce HIV and public health vulnerabilities associated with population mobility: Bulgaria Country Report
Author/s: Tonka Tvarleva, Tsvetana Yakimova, Ivan Tachev
The free movement of people, goods and services is perceived to be a pillar of the sustained development of the European Union. At the same time Europe is facing continuous ageing of the population, and increased immigration flows over the last decade, which have become driving forces for the demographic changes, especially in EU 25. Furthermore, population mobility naturally entails challenges from the common strategy and policy, legislation, human rights and public…Read more
International Migration Law N°12 - Migration and the Right to Health: A Review of European Community Law and Council of Europe Instruments
Author/s: Paola Pace
This study aims at providing a legal perspective on migration health in Europe through a review of European Community Law and Council of Europe instruments. As will be seen, numerous instruments exist at the European level recognizing that the right to health is a fundamental human right for nationals and non-nationals alike: their goal is to ensure protection of health and equitable access to health services of appropriate quality for all. Nevertheless, health…Read more
National workshop report: Managing the migration of human resources for health in Kenya, November 11-13, 2007
Author/s: IOM, World Health Organization
Workshop proceedings on "Managing the migration of human resources for health in Kenya" held in Lukenya, 11-13 November 2007, hosted by the Kenya Technical Working Group on Migration of Human Resources for Health. The event was organized by IOM in collaboration with WHO.
- Study 1: Policy Review
- Study 2: Dynamics, Trends, Magnitude – Data Collection and Management…
Author/s: IOM, World Food Programme, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), North Star Foundation, UNAIDS
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in conjunction with the World Food Programme (WFP), the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), North Star Foundation (NSF) and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), organized a Regional Workshop on HIV in the Road Transport Sector for Southern Africa on 26-28 September, 2007 in Piggs Peak, Swaziland. The workshop’s specific objectives were outlined as follows:
Author/s: IOM South Africa
A literature review of health worker migration in South and Southern Africa.
Section 1: Migration flows, patterns and impacts of health worker migration in Southern and South Africa: This section analyzes the available data on flows and trends in health worker migration from southern and South Africa, as well as the impact of migration flows in the context of southern Africa’s human resource crisis in healthcare.
EU partnerships to reduce HIV and public health vulnerabilities associated with population mobility: Country report Hungary
Author/s: Eszter Ujhelyi, Katalin Szomor, Dénes Stefler, János Szlávik
EU Partnerships to Reduce HIV and Public Health Vulnerabilities Associated with Population Mobility: Country Reports - Malta
Author/s: Miriam Vella
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…Read more
Author/s: Mary-Jo DelVicchio Good, Byron Good, Jesse Grayman, Matthew Lakoma
Between December 2005 and November 2006, a team of researchers from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Department of Social Medicine from Harvard Medical School, carried out a Psychosocial Needs Assessment (PNA) in high conflict sub-districts across Aceh, in two phases. Phase 2, or Psychosocial Needs Assessment 2 (PNA2) conducted research in 75 high conflict villages in 11 districts throughout Aceh. The PNA2 report is an extension of the research…Read more