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
Persons affected by migration require health systems that are responsive and adaptable to the needs of both disadvantaged migrants and non-migrant populations.
The objective of this study is to support health systems for populations affected by migration.
Materials and Methods: An international Delphi consensus process was used to identify policy approaches to improve health systems for populations affected by migration. Participants were leading migrant health experts from Americas,... Read more
Kevin Pottie, Charles Hui, Prinon Rahman, David Ingleby, Elie Akl, Grant Russell, Li Ling, Kolitha Wickramage, Davide Mosca, Claire Brindis
The thematic study developed and implemented by the Center for Health and Migration Vienna (C-HM) under the overall guidance of IOM Migration Health Division Regional Office in Brussels within the framework of IOM/EC EQUI-HEALTH project “Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups”, analysed economic costs related to the exclusion of irregular migrants from access to the mainstream health care system.
The present study is supplemented by four country-specific... Read more
Ursula Trummer, Sonja Novak-Zezula, Anna-Theresa Renner, Ina Wilczewska
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) Health strand is a questionnaire designed to supplement the existing seven strands of the MIPEX, which in its latest edition (2015) monitors policies affecting migrant integration in 38 different countries. The questionnaire measures the equitability of policies relating to four issues: (A) migrants’ entitlements to health services; (B) accessibility of health services for migrants; (C) responsiveness to migrants’ needs; and (D) measures to achieve... Read more
David Ingleby, IOM MHD RO Brussels
This document has been produced within the framework of the IOM’s EQUI-HEALTH project (Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups), in collaboration with COST Action IS1103 ADAPT (Adapting European health systems to diversity). The recommendations reflect a consensus that was developed in the course of a series of joint international meetings in 2012-2016 attended by experts on migration, health policy, human rights law, health economics and epidemiology, as... Read more
David Ingleby, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
News/ Article feature English
The joint conference of the EQUI-HEALTH “Fostering Health Provisions for Migrants, Roma and Other Vulnerable Groups” and ADAPT projects, co-organized by IOM and COST Action IS1103 ADAPT (Adapting European health systems to diversity), took place on 11 May 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal (please see agenda here for more details). The event preceded the Conference on Migrants and Health Actions funded under the Health Programme 2008-2013 and 2014-2020 organized by the Portuguese Directorate General for... Read more
IOM MHD RO Brussels, COST Action !S1103 'ADAPT' (Adapting European health systems to diversity)
Workshop/ Conference/ Seminar Presentation English
Presented during the meeting of the expert group on social determinants and health inequalities on 17-18 November 2015. The EQUI HEALTH project is co-financed under the 2012 work plan, within the second program of Community action in the field of health (2008 – 2013), by direct grant awarded to IOM from the European Commission’s DG for Health and Consumers (SANTE), through the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA).
IOM MHD RO Brussels, Center for Health and Migration
Booklet/ Handbooks English
This handbook provides a framework for the provision of initial HA services to refugee and migrant beneficiaries. The HAs in the current EU/EEA migration scenario aims at the identification of immediate health and follow‑up needs — which are separate from any legal or administrative considerations around migration.
The Handbook for Health Professionals is available in 9 European languages - BG, DE, EL, FR, HR, HU, IT, RO and SL.
IOM MHD RO Brussels
Scientific reports (Journal) English
Background: Major haemoglobinopathies (MH), such as thalassaemia syndromes (Thal) and sickle cell disorders (SCD), are genetic defects associated with chronic anaemia and other complications. In Europe, MH are rare diseases (RD) but their prevalence is significantly growing in many countries due to mobility and migration flows.
This creates a growing health problem in the EU that has not yet been effectively addressed by Member States (MS) authorities. The present study has been... Read more
Patricia Aguilar Martinez, Michael Angastiniotis, Androulla Eleftheriou, Beatrice Gulbis, Maria Del Mar Pereira, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Joan-Lluis Corrons
The final project report documents the achievements of the AIDS&Mobility Europe project 2008–2011. It also highlights the experience and learning the A&M project partners 2008–2011 have accumulated during the pilot implementation of the A&M transcultural mediator model in HIV prevention with migrants, ethnic minorities and mobile populations across six European project sites.
The project AIDS&Mobility Europe was co-funded by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC)... Read more
Ramazan Salman, Matthias Wentzlaff-Eggebert, Matthias Wienold, Martin Müller, Ahmet Kımıl
Marking World AIDS Day (December 1st 2010), the AIDS&Mobility (A&M) Europe 2008–2011 project held the seminar “With Migrants for Migrants: Improving HIV Prevention for All” on 30th November 2010. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized this event at the European Parliament in Brussels to mobilize European stakeholders, practitioners and policy makers at EU and national levels for HIV, mobility and migrant empowering strategies. The results of this event are... Read more
María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict