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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Health of men, women, and children in post-trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam: an observational cross-sectional study
Author/s: Kiss L, Pocock NS, Naisanguansri V, Suos S, Dickson B, Thuy D, Koehler J, Sirisup K, Pongrungsee N, Nguyen VA, Borland R, Dhavan P, Zimmerman C
Background: Trafficking is a crime of global proportions involving extreme forms of exploitation and abuse. Yet little research has been done of the health risks and morbidity patterns for men, women, and children trafficked for various forms of forced labour.
Methods: We carried out face-to-face interviews with a consecutive sample of individuals entering 15 post-trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. We asked participants about living and working…Read more
Author/s: IOM Burundi
Between 2013 and 2014, in addition to IDPs and returnees, 45,533 Burundian migrants (51% women, 49% men), who, had never regularized their stay in Tanzania, were deported by the Tanzanian Government due to the recent immigration law. Due to the rapid expulsion of Burundian migrants from Tanzania to Burundi, many left without belongings or in some cases, even their spouses. They arrived in an environment, in particular in communes with high rates of returns, where resources…Read more
Common mental disorders among adult members of ‘left-behind’ international migrant worker families in Sri Lanka
Author/s: Chesmal Siriwardhana, Kolitha Wickramage, Sisira Siribaddana, Puwalani Vidanapathiran, Buddhini Jayasekara, Sulochana Weerawarna, Gayani Pannala, AnushkaAdikar, Kaushalya Jayaweera, Sharika Pieris, Athula Sumathipala
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2014 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights emerging themes in migration and health – learning the importance of understanding population mobility and its…
Voices from Bor: Reflecting on a mental health and psychosocial support project at the Bor protection of civilians site in South Sudan
Author/s: Stephanie Chang, George Padgett
Civilians in Bor—like thousands of others across the country—experienced some of the worst abuses of the conflict, including an attack on the site itself on 17 April 2014, which led to the death of 47 people sheltering in the PoC. In response to these needs, IOM began piloting a psychosocial support project at the Bor PoC in September 2014, with a strong focus on capacity building and community participation. IOM trains IDPs on psychosocial support, enabling them to…Read more
Author/s: Tayseer Hassoun
A self-help book for men facing crisis and displacement.
Author/s: Guglielmo Schinina’, Luana Giardinelli, Gladys Kios
Author/s: IOM MHD RO Brussels, Tea Vidovic, Mitre Georgiev
This report presents the results of the assessment report of migrant, occupational, and public health which took place in April 2014 in Croatia as part of the EQUI-HEALTH project "Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups” until April 2015. Migrant Health encompassess the physical, mental, and social needs of migrants; occupational health refers to the health needs of frst line staff, open reception centres, and detention facility staff…Read more