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
Novel influenza viruses continue to emerge, posing zoonotic and potentially pandemic threats. Many countries have developed pandemic influenza preparedness plans (PIPPs) aimed at guiding actions and investments to respond to such outbreak events. In our analysis of PIPPs from 21 low to middle-income countries, we found only three that identified strategies for at least one migrant group.
PIPPs that are migrant inclusive enable greater public health protection for all. The majority of human... Read more
Kolitha Wickramage, Lawrence Gostin, Eric Friedman, Phusit Prakongsai, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Charles Hui, Patrick Duigan, Eliana Barragan, David Harper
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
This information sheet describes IOM Migration Health Division's work in its programmatic area on migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations.
IOM health response to emergencies: 2016 Global overview
Provision of health services in emergencies: 2016 Global overview
Health, border and mobility management: 2016 Global overview
Emergency health programming scope of activities
The 2014/2015 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, which also affected neighbouring countries, Nigeria, Senegal, and Mali, has been unprecedented in its scale and impact, in terms of human loss, economic drain, and delayed development for countries within the region. The EVD outbreak of 2014/2015 in West Africa was declared a Global Health Emergency on 8 August 2014 and was in fact two crises in one: 1) A crisis of a virulent, epidemic disease with more than... Read more
Between May 9 and 13, IOM, in partnership with CDC, launched the first simulation exercise to manage EVD cases at the Madina Oula Point of Entry (PoE), at the border with Sierra Leone. Between May 22 and 26, it launched the second simulation exercise at the PoE of Baala, near Liberia. The main objective of these exercises is to prepare the authorities in charge of the points of entry in detecting, notifying and managing any suspected case of potential epidemic disease, especially EVD cases at... Read more
News/ Article feature English
Between April 22 and 29 2016, through its sub-office in N’Zerekore, IOM organized a series of field visits to meet with administrative and military authorities of Koyama, Kpaou, Zénié, Baala, Wolono. That aim of the visit was to inform the authorities about the set-up of health screening points at different border points of entry and introduce the health screening agents to be deployed at these border entry points.
On April 29, IOM distributed hand washing materials to the committee in... Read more
News/ Article feature English
Guinea - IOM this week handed over to local authorities two rehabilitated and re-equipped border health posts in Forecariah prefecture, Guinea.