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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Psychosocial and mental health service provision for survivors of trafficking: Baseline research in the Greater Mekong Subregion and Indonesia
Author/s: Sean Devine
Le potentiel de développement des migrants transnationaux d’Afrique subsaharienne, dans le secteur de la santé à Genève
Author/s: Paola Pace
The objective of this publication is primarily to promote respect by the State for the right to health for all those who migrate. Secondly, the publication aims more generally at guiding the reader through the myriad of norms and principles contained in international instruments impacting on migrating persons’ right to health. Finally, considering the importance of the application de iure and de facto of the human rights norms which are at the core of…Read more
Author/s: IOM Regional Office South Africa
Author/s: IOM Regional Office South Africa
Regional workshop on 4-6 November 2009 in Durban, South Africa
In response to the vulnerabilities faced by seafarers and port-based communities in the ports of southern Africa, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with Southern African Development Community (SADC), United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), International Labour Organization (ILO) and Trucking Wellness, organised a Regional Workshop on HIV…Read more
Author/s: Samrit Srithamrongsawat, Ratanaporn Wisessang, Sarithorn Ratjaroenkhajorn
Launched at the turn of the millennium, Thailand’s Universal Health Coverage Scheme has also been applied for labour migrants from neighboring countries. However, the scheme only addresses the health needs of registered migrants, leaving out more than three quarters of the total migrant population who are unregistered migrants and dependents from the system. This study investigates the current healthcare financing schemes for registered and unregistered migrants, the…Read more
Author/s: Nigoon Jitthal
Baseline assessment: Preparing for the Implementation of IOM’s Health Promotion Projects across Southern Africa
Author/s: Stephanie Bleeker
This report is a consolidation of the findings from baseline assessments carried out by IOM’s PHAMSA Pilot Projects implementing partners in Lesotho and Mozambique (TEBA Development), Namibia (Walvis Bay Multi Purpose Centre), South Africa (Hoedspruit Training Trust), Swaziland (Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation) and Zambia (CHAMP and Global Development Alliance companies). It reviews the HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and practices of labour migrants working…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.
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