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.
Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) Summary of the Annual Report 2014
Author/s: IOM Regional Office South Africa
This report illustrates activities of the Partnership on Health And Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) in 2014.
- What we have done
- Where we work with and whom
- Our approach
- Monitoring migrants' health
- Migration inclusive policies and legislation
Author/s: Caroline Schultz, Barbara Rijks
This publication is a shortened version of the summary report “Mobility of Health Professionals: Health systems, work conditions, patterns of health workers’ mobility and implication for policy makers”, which was published in March 2012, in Bonn, Germany, by a consortium led by Dr. Caren Weilandt at the Wissenschaftliches Institut der Ärzte Deutschlands (WIAD, Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors). The summary report was written by Frits…Read more
Author/s: Gondi Hesbon Olum
This assessment of migration data management in Kenya, commissioned by the African, Caribbean and Pacific Observatory on Migration, was undertaken from September 2012 to January 2013. The assessment was carried out in close consultation and coordination with governmental institutions in the framework of the National Consultative Committee. The key institutions dealing with migration data issues in Kenya are the Department of Immigration Services, the Ministry of…Read more
Author/s: John Oucho, Linda Oucho, Antony Ong’ayo
This study assesses the Kenyan policy and institutional framework concerning South–South labour migration with particular focus on the East African Community (EAC) countries. It focuses mainly on one particular policy instrument, the East African Community Common Market framework. The research further looks at country-specific policies in relation to the common market framework. The study relied on desk research into the existing literature and public records; key…Read more
Spotlight on the Young and Skilled: Exploring the potential contribution of Kenya’s diasporas in the South
Author/s: Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia
This study sought to explore the various ways through which the Government of Kenya can involve its diasporas in human development. Until recently, migration literature had concentrated on migration interactions between the developed and the developing countries, yet most of the migrants within the developing countries tend to migrate to other developing countries. This research contributes to this under researched literature, by examining the Kenyan case on how migrants…Read more
Author/s: IOM East and Central Africa
This report was commissioned by the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and IOM. It provides a concise overview of migration health in Kenya, reinforcing that migration is a social determinant of health. This report analyses specific health concerns in Kenya such as TB and migration, HIV and mobility, and reproductive health and migration. The report was launched at the National Consultation on Migration Health in May 2011 to simulate decisive action from the…Read more
Author/s: IOM Regional Mission East and Central Africa
The IOM Health Strategy for Kenya 2011-2015 falls within the bi-regional IOM Health Strategy for East and Southern Africa (IOM, 2011). Through its health programme, IOM promotes a comprehensive approach which is multisectoral in nature, adds value to national partnerships, and addresses social determinants of health at the individual, community / environmental, and policy / systemic level. IOM practices a human rights-based, public health, and participatory approach to…Read more
Author/s: IOM MHD RO Brussels, Brenda Ogembo, Anna Moellering, Mariya Samuilova
Worldwide mobility of health professionals (MoHProf) is a growing phenomenon, impacting the health systems of receiving, transit, and sending countries. EU Member States are increasingly affected by these developments - which might occur simultaneously within the same country. This study in Kenya is charged with understanding the context of the migration of health professionals from Kenya. This has been undertaken through two phases of research; a macro phase involving a…Read more
Author/s: Muthoni Mwangi, Stephen Gikonyo, Rosemary Chacha
Background: This study sought to assess the impact of an avian influenza alert or outbreak on livelihood and food security among poultry and poultry products’ transporters, traders and handlers in Kenya. This was done through mapping out migrant populations involved in poultry, identifying the knowledge, practices and existing gaps, and assessing business income from poultry. The study also addressed alternative income-generating activities and coping mechanisms available…Read more
Access to Maternal & Early Childhood Health Care for Urban Migrants in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya (2011)
Author/s: Shannon Carter
Background : The international community has identified migrant health as a priority area. There is increasing evidence that migrant communities access and use health care services differently than do host populations and that migration status is associated with compromised access to healthcare. The health of urban migrants in Nairobi is a particularly important issue, as it is estimated that 500 new migrants arrive in the Eastleigh area of Nairobi…