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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Scientific reports (Journal) English
Abstract: During May 4, 2007–February 29, 2008, the United States resettled 6,159 refugees from Tanzania. Refugees received pre-departure antimalarial treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), partially supervised (three/six doses) artemether-lumefantrine (AL), or fully supervised AL. Thirty-nine malaria cases were detected. Disease incidence was 15.5/1,000 in the SP group and 3.2/1,000 in the partially supervised AL group (relative change = –79%, 95% confidence interval = –56% to –90%).... Read more
Christina Phares, Bryan Kapella, Annelise Doney, Paul Arguin, Michael Green, Leul Mekonnen, Aleksander Galev, Michelle Weinberg, William Stauffer
Worldwide mobility of health professionals (MoHProf) is a growing phenomenon, impacting the health systems of receiving, transit, and sending countries. EU Member States are increasingly affected by these developments - which might occur simultaneously within the same country. Therefore, the need to develop European policies to adequately address these issues is urgent. At the same time, reliable and differentiated knowledge and findings as a basis for such policy are lacking. MoHProf will... Read more
Christine Brown Mahoney, Mary Pittman, Amy Nuttbrock
The 12 January earthquake which struck the Haitian coast, followed by several other aftershocks, has greatly damaged various cities in Haiti. At the end of August 2010, the government and humanitarian community estimated that over 2 million people had been affected, 222,570 individuals died, with an estimated 80,000 corpses still missing; 188,383 houses were destroyed or partially damaged, and 1.5 million persons were still displaced in 1,368 settlement sites (OCHA-Humanitarian Bullettin, 30th... Read more
Amal Ataya, Patrick Duigan, Dorothy Louis, Guglielmo Schinina'
News/ Article feature English
IOM has distributed urgently needed medical supplies to health facilities as part of its multi-pronged response to fight the cholera epidemic in Haiti.
Background/ Discussion Paper English
In the United States, the last decade has seen significant advancement in policies, programs and research that addresses the improvement of health care for culturally diverse populations. This paper examines the impact of different players and policy agendas that have played a role in advancing the cause of better health care for migrants and minority communities. These include the role of service delivery innovations and policy developments, and the work of individual sectoral efforts as well... Read more
Julia Puebla Fortier
News/ Article feature English
IOM and ILO will organize two sessions on Day One of the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008), which begins in Mexico City on Sunday.
IOM Mexico City
Workshop/ Conference/ Seminar Presentation English
This was presented during the 1st Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, breakout session on Migration on 1 March 2008 held in Kampala. The objectives of the study was to assess the feasibility and interest among stakeholders in the Netherlands, UK and US in facilitating recruitment and placement of foreign health care professionals to work in the public sector health care in South Africa.
IOM RO Southern Africa