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.
Scientific reports (Journal) English
The Lancet Commission on migration and health shows that migration can have huge benefits for the health and wellbeing of populations. Families, children, and adolescents move to seek a new life and escape hardships, such as poverty and conflict. When conditions are optimal, they integrate quickly and successfully into societies. But migration also poses risks, including perilous journeys, people trafficking, and transit and destinations without the basic requirements of nutrition, shelter,... Read more
Delan Devakumar, Neal Russell, Lisa Murphy, Kolitha Wickramage, Susan Sawyer, Ibrahim Abubakar
This chapter focuses on the human, economic and social rights of adolescents and youth (between 15 and 24 years of age), especially their right to health. It argues that the lack of protection and promotion of rights increases the health vulnerabilities of young migrants, especially in the context of irregular migration. Although migrants across the board – young and old, male and female, documented and undocumented, skilled and less skilled – are exposed to health risks, young migrants have... Read more