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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Há dois anos a equipe de perfuração em que ambos estavam destacados fora atingida por um desabamento de rochas. Sitoe, apesar dos seus ferimentos graves conseguira extrair Bheki dos escombros, salvando-lhe assim a vida. Devido ao acidente, Bheki perdera parte da perna. Ele recuperou rapidamente e fora-lhe dada uma prótese. Bheki poderia ter continuado a trabalhar, na superfície da mina, mas preferira aposentar-se e auferir a pensão de invalidez. Por sua vez, Sitoe jamais…Read more
Diálogo Internacional sobre la Migración N°9: Migración y Recursos Humanos Para La Salud: De La Concienciación A La Acción
En el marco del Diálogo Internacional sobre la Migración, se llevó a cabo en Ginebra, los días 23 y 24 de marzo de 2006, un seminario titulado Migración y Recursos Humanos para la Salud: de la concienciación a la acción, organizado en colaboración con la Organización Mundial de la Salud y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo y copatrocinado por el Gobierno de Irlanda. Se decidió celebrar este seminario habida cuenta de la necesidad de ahondar en la…
Dialogue International sur La Migration N°9 - Migrations Et Ressources Humaines Au Service De La Santé: De La Prise De Conscience À L’Action
Le séminaire intitulé Migrations et ressources humaines au service de la santé : de la prise de conscience à l’action, qui s’est tenu à Genève les 23 et 24 mars 2006, était organisé dans le cadre du Dialogue international de l’OIM sur la migration, en collaboration avec l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé et l’Organisation internationale du travail, avec le coparrainage du Gouvernement irlandais. Ce séminaire se voulait une réponse au besoin de compréhension…
International dialogue on migration N°9 - Migration and human resources for health: from awareness to action
The seminar on "Migration and Human Resources for Health: From Awareness to Action" held in Geneva on 23-24 March 2006, was organized within the framework of IOM’s International Dialogue on Migration in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization and with the co-sponsorship of the Government of Ireland. The seminar was organized in recognition of the need to gain a deeper understanding of the complex issues and…
Author/s: International Organization for Migration
The IOM’s Migration Health Department delivers direct services to a wide variety of mobile people, including migrants, refugees, displaced populations, students, long term visitors, demobilized soldiers, trafficked persons, and voluntary returnees. These services include preventive and curative health activities such as the assessment of fitness to travel, the provision of immunizations, the promotion of health through awareness and education, and the detection and…Read more
Author/s: Anita Davies, D Grondin, M Klein-Solomon, A Narusova
The migration of health care workers is not a new phenomenon, but the issue has become of utmost importance in recent years due to the global shortage of health care workers. As populations age in industrialized countries, there has been a sharp rise in demand for health care workers. This demand acts as a pull factor in the migration of health care workers from developing countries with already struggling health care systems and insufficient human resources.
HIV and People on the Move: Risk and Vulnerabilities of Migrants and Mobile Populations in Southern Africa
Author/s: Health and Development Networks (HDN), International Organization for Migration (IOM) Partnership on HIV/AIDS and Mobile Populations in Southern Africa (PHAMSA)
This is a summary report of the structured e-mail discussion on the links between population mobility, migration and HIV in Southern Africa, which was organized by the IOM in collaboration with the Health and Development Networks (HDN). The discussion took place on the AF-AIDS eForum, the regional eForum on HIV in Africa, from April to August 2005.
The discussion focused on three main topics:
- How does migration and…
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
Human resources are critical in ensuring the delivery of quality health care services. The global shortage of health care workers is aggravated by an unequal distribution of human resources sustained by a steady flow of international, regional, or internal migration. Insufficient supply of health care workers is an increasing challenge not only in source countries, which suffer public health crises but also in receiving countries, facing demographic challenges due to…Read more
ISSQoL: A New Questionnaire for Evaluating the Quality of Life of People Living with HIV in the HAART Era*
Author/s: Raffaella Bucciardini, Rita Murri, Mauro Guarinieri, Fabrizio Starace, M Martini, A Vatrella, L Cafaro, M Fantoni, R Grisetti, Antonella d’Arminio Monforte, V Fragola, R Arcieri, Cosmo Del Borgo, Andrea Tramarin, Maurizio Massella, D Lorenzetti, Stefano Vella