This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration and 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 key word/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.
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
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.
Anita Davies, D Grondin, M Klein-Solomon, A Narusova
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 comprensión de las complejas cuestiones... Read more
Manual/ Training Guide English
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 treatment of infections and... Read more
International Organization for Migration
This documents describes IOMs approach in addressing HIV/AIDS and it disuccses examples of IOM projects.