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
Migrants around the world significantly contribute to the economies of countries of origin and destination alike. Despite the growing number of migrants in today's globalized world, the conditions in which migrants travel, live and work can carry exceptional risks to their physical and mental well-being. These risks are often linked to restrictive immigration and employment policies, economic and social factors and dominant anti-migrant sentiments in societies, and are often referred to as the... Read more
Kaisa Kontunen, Barbara Rijks, Nenette Motus, Jenna Iodice, Caroline Schultz, Davide Mosca
The Regional Dialogue on the Health Challenges for Asian Labour Migrants was held 13-14 July, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by UNDP, IOM and UNAIDS in cooperation with WHO, ILO and the Joint UN Initiative on Mobility & HIV/AIDS in South East Asia (JUNIMA), the meeting served as a preparation for the upcoming Colombo Process Ministerial Consultations (early 2011, Dhaka), where migrants’ health issues are expected to be discussed for the first time. Representatives from the ministries... Read more
UNDP, World Health Organization, UNAIDS, International Organization for Migration, International Labour Organization (ILO), Joint United Nations Initiative on Mobility and HIV/AIDS in South East Asia
The Bangkok Statement on Migration and Development stresses that migrant workers are development actors and contribute by way of remittances, skills, culture and labour to states of origin, transit and destination. It highlights the region’s great diversity in levels of development and sizes of countries, resulting in migration taking many forms, as well as the increased complexity in managing migration in the region-many countries being simultaneously sending, transit and receiving countries.... Read more
ESCAP Social Development Division (SDD)
A review of the current situation and recommendations for achieving the World Health Assembly Resolution on health of migrants. November 2010.
Migration, development and health in South Africa
Multiple forms of migration: internal and cross-border migration are global realities: Internal migration within South Africa; Cross-border migration into South Africa; Mixed migration
Migration and development: Engaging with urbanization
Policy responses to... Read more
IOM South Africa
News/ Article feature English
The World Health Organization (WHO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Spanish Government, which currently holds the rotating European Union presidency, will hold a Global Consultation on Migrant Health 3-5 March 2010 in Madrid to address the multiple health risks millions of migrants face during their sometimes perilous journeys in search of a better life.
WHO Health Action in Crisis