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.
News/ Article feature English
The banks of the Irrawaddy river – a vast glistening expanse of water – are dotted with a spider's web of muddy channels overgrown with lush vegetation.
Prepared by IOM in collaboration with the Thai Ministry of Public Health, this report summarizes the structure and management modality of the five-year pilot programme on migrant health in five priority provinces in Thailand. Also included in the report are good practices for different migrant community settings, as well as the achievements and lessons learned during the programme. The Thai Ministry of Public Health suggests the adoption of this programme model and the relevant recommendations... Read more
Launched at the turn of the millennium, Thailand’s Universal Health Coverage Scheme has also been applied for labour migrants from neighboring countries. However, the scheme only addresses the health needs of registered migrants, leaving out more than three quarters of the total migrant population who are unregistered migrants and dependents from the system. This study investigates the current healthcare financing schemes for registered and unregistered migrants, the administration and cost... Read more
Samrit Srithamrongsawat, Ratanaporn Wisessang, Sarithorn Ratjaroenkhajorn
Manual/ Training Guide English
New transportation infrastructure and the emergence of transport and economic corridors in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have led to better connectivity and regional economic integration, the creation of new jobs, and new and complex patterns of internal and cross-border migration. These developments, however, can also have negative out-comes. One is increased vulnerability to HIV infection, particularly along transport corridors and cross-border areas. Migrants and other local populations... Read more
Manual/ Training Guide Thai
This activity manual was developed through a series of consultative meetings and a pre-test with immigration police, immigration doctors, public health officers, and representatives of migrant populations in Thailand. Although the manual is intended to enhance the knowledge, understanding, and attitudes of immigration and public health officers on migrant health care in closed-settings, it can be adapted to other target audiences at both central and community levels. In addition to enhancing... Read more
This “baseline paper” investigates current “psychosocial” intervention measures, while focusing on the mental and emotional well-being of trafficked persons, examining interpretations of “psychosocial” support and constructively critiquing the efficacy and breadth of such interventions. Moreover the study looks into the link between the provision of services and the actual needs and rights.