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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In 2014, significant flows of migration to, through and from the Middle East and North Africa continued unabated. Ongoing conflict, economic stagnation, and political turmoil were main drivers of migration, though motives for movement remain complex. Irregular migration especially for vulnerable or under-protected people such as unaccompanied minors, women and sexual minorities – exposed migrants to an array of risks as they attempted to attain physical safety…
Author/s: IOM Nigeria
There has been increased interest in migration and migration policies in the last decade. Several developments at global, regional, subregional and national levels have raised migration issues to the forefront of the political and policy arenas, emphasizing the need for legal frameworks to curtail irregular migration and maximize the benefits of migration for national development.
At the international level, the 2005 Report of the…
Canada and IOM’s partnership is global in focus, diverse in thematic focus, and inclusive a growing number of Canadian stakeholders. This publication offers an overview of major areas of cooperation, and highlights key achievements and landmark steps in the evolution of our joint work. From facilitating the orderly migration of refugees and migrants to Canada to humanitarian and development programming, IOM and Canada have made significant strides since Canada joined as a…Read more
Author/s: Michael Collyer, Elisa Pascucci, Bashair Ahmed, Markus Breines, Vanessa Laria
We live in a world which is becoming increasingly urban. Over 54 per cent of people across the globe were living in urban areas in 2014. The current urban population of 3.9 billion is expected to grow to some 6.4 billion by 2050. Migration is driving much of the increase in urbanization, making cities much more diverse places in which to live.
Nearly one in five of all migrants live in the world’s top 20 largest cities. In many…
Training packages for health professionals to improve access and quality of health services for migrants and ethnic minorities, including the Roma : Synthesis report work package 1
Author/s: Claire Mock‐Muñoz de Luna, David Ingleby, Emma Graval, Allan Krasnik
This report was compiled by the University of Copenhagen's Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU), in collaboration with experts from the University of Amsterdam based at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR). It forms part of the first work package of the project MEM‐TP (Training packages for health professionals to improve access and…Read more
Training packages for health professionals to improve access and quality of health services for migrants and ethnic minorities, including the Roma : Dissemination workshop final report
Author/s: European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
The aim of the project "Training packages for health professionals to improve access and quality of health services for migrants and ethnic minorities, including the Roma ( MEM-TP)" funded by the European Commission, was to develop, test and evaluate training packages for health professionals with the purpose of improving access to and quality of services for migrants and ethnic minorities, including the Roma. The focus was on health professionals in first contact with…Read more
Labour exploitation, trafficking and migrant health: Multi-country findings on the health risks and consequences of migrant and trafficked workers (Russian)
Author/s: Ana Marie Buler, Hanni Stoklosa, Cathy Zimmerman, Vanessa Vaca, Rosilyne Borland, IOM, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Global assessments suggest that a substantial proportion of labour migrants ends up in situations of extreme exploitation, some of whom are identified as victims of human trafficking. Because large numbers of migrant workers fall into a “grey area” between trafficking (as defined by international and national law) and exploitative labour situations, there is good reason to explore the differences and similarities between the health needs of those who have been identified…Read more
Explotación Laboral Trata y Salud de los Migrantes: Hallazgos en Diversos Países sobre los Riesgos y Consecuencias para la Salud de los Trabajadores Migrantes y las Víctimas de Trata (Spanish)
Author/s: Ana Maria Buller, Hanni Stoklosa, Cathy Zimmerman, IOM, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Las evaluaciones mundiales sugieren que una proporción sustancial de los trabajadores migrantes terminan en situaciones de explotación extrema, algunos de los cuales han sido identificados como víctimas de trata de personas. Debido a que un gran número de trabajadores migrantes caen en una "zona gris" entre la trata (como es definida por el derecho internacional y nacional) y situaciones de explotación laboral, hay una buena razón para explorar las diferencias y…Read more
Author/s: Kekeletso Mokete
This study commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was conducted by the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) between February and May 2014 among Basotho health-care professionals working and living in the United Kingdom. The purpose of the survey was to map out the demographic and social characteristics of these health professionals, their migratory trajectories as well as their potential for contributing to the development of the health…Read more