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.
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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
The AIDS&Mobility Future Development Report has been developed to complement and operationalize the Recommendations on policy and practice on HIV/AIDS prevention in Europe emerging from the Conference “With Migrants for Migrants: HIV Prevention for All” (30th November 2010, European Parliament), the major policy event of the EC cofunded AIDS&Mobility (A&M) 2008–2011 Europe project, organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The project AIDS&Mobility Europe... Read more
María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
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
This report presents the findings and recommendations of a review of HIV-related data on migrant and ethnic minority populations in European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
The review was intended to:
Provide an overview of the current situation with respect to data on HIV in migrant and ethnic minority populations;
Identify gaps and methodological challenges; and
Propose ways in which data, and data comparability, might be improved... Read more
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Teymur Noori, Mary Haour-Knipe, María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
Chapter VI. In: Moving Forward Equity in Health: Monitoring Social Determinants of Health and the Reduction of Health Inequalities
The SOCIAL EXCLUSION AND STRUCTURAL HEALTH INEQUALITIES chapter focuses on monitoring social exclusion and structural health inequality (HI) in the European Union. It proposes an integrated battery of indicators to measure the impact of social exclusion on health inequalities as well as its interaction with other (structural and contextual) social determinants of... Read more
Ana Rico, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Anna Basten, Rosa Urbanos
While migration itself is under normal circumstances not a risk for health, conditions surrounding the migration process, particularly the inequalities in access to health services and in social determinants of health, can increase vulnerability for ill health. Moreover, migrants are at risk of not receiving the same level of health care in the diagnosis, treatment and preventive services that the average population receives in host communities. Health care services are also not responsive... Read more
María-José Peiro, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict