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.
Manual on Community-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies and Displacement - Second Edition
The Manual aims to facilitate mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) experts and managers in designing, implementing, and evaluating community-based MHPSS (CB MHPSS) programmes, projects, and activities for emergency-affected and displaced populations in humanitarian settings.
Author/s: Dmytro Nersisian, Marine Ragueneau, Heide Rieder, Guglielmo Schininà
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has identified seven different levels of community engagement in MHPSS programmes. In the first three levels, where communities do not have decision-making power, information is either shared with communities or gathered from them, or they are merely consulted. The next two levels are firstly where communities are involved in activity planning but their power remains limited (known as ‘functional’ community engagement) and secondly where…Read more
Author/s: IOM, USAID
This set of information, education and communication (IEC) materials aims to educate different gender, age and social groups (such as internally displaced persons, host communities, persons infected with COVID-19 and their caregivers, front-line workers fighting COVID-19 and people with disabilities) on the specific nature of stressors and mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) implications induced by the COVID-19 environment. These IEC materials encourage individuals with diverse…Read more
In this issue, featured in the new audio podcast section are interviews with lead authors of two papers: first focused on the health issues associated with migration in the Solomon Islands and second on the challenges of assessing the international migrant stock. This issue also includes studies centered on the health status and safety of international migrant workers, the nutrition profile of Syrian refugee children before resettlement, the health situation of migrants in Europe, and the…Read more
Author/s: International Organization for Migration
The present Manual aims to facilitate mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) experts and managers in designing, implementing and evaluating community-based MHPSS (CB MHPSS) programmes, projects and activities for emergency-affected and displaced populations in humanitarian settings. It is specifically designed to support managers and experts hired by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). However, it can also be used, in its entirety or in some of its components, by…Read more
Articles looking at (1) the public health issues around migrant populations and their interactions with the host populations; and (2) the infectious disease testing of refugees going to the United Kingdom are profiled. Other articles included in this issue zeroes in on the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) health strand in 38 European countries; health status of migrants in a post-conflict district in Sri Lanka; psychosocial support given to Syrian refugees in Turkey; migration’s…Read more
Introduction to basic counselling and communication skills: IOM training manual for migrant community leaders and community workers
Author/s: USAID, IOM
This manual is a pandemic preparedness for migrants and host communities capacity development tool to strengthen basic counseling and communication skills. The manual is designed for use by humanitarian workers such as development and community health workers and leaders who engage with migrants and mobile populations. The manual will strengthen counselling and communication skills that can be used to assist children, adolescents, adults and families living in migrant and…Read more