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.
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets English
In response to the call to ‘leave no one behind’ which is at the core of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, governments, humanitarian and development actors should integrate the health needs of migrants into global and national plans, policies and strategies across sectors and across borders in accordance with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their respective targets. There are numerous avenues for the realization of migrant health through the implementation of SDGs... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2015 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights emerging themes in migration and health – work on advancing the unfinished agenda of migrant health for the benefit of all; and advancing the global... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2014 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights emerging themes in migration and health – learning the importance of understanding population mobility and its health risks in the context of disease... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2013. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: migration health assessments and travel health assistance; health promotion and assistance for migrants; and migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report also highlights an emerging theme in migration and health – the post-2015 global tuberculosis strategy: placing the health of migrants on the agenda. This report aptly illustrates IOM’s growing... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2012. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants; and Migration Health Assistance for Crisis-Affected Populations. The report also highlights two emerging themes in migration and health, namely, mobilizing diaspora health professionals for health systems strengthening; and health of migrants in the post-2015... Read more
The “Health of Migrants in an Increasingly Globalized World: Special IOM 60th Anniversary Edition of the Migration Health Division’s (MHD) Annual Report for 2010”, highlights IOM’s health activities in 2010, as well as views from important IOM partners and leading health entities on a range of migration health topics. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas in 2010 are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants... Read more
Periodicals and Newsletters English
Migration Health is a regional newsletter highlighting how IOM and partners are making a difference to the lives of migrants and mobile populations across Africa and the Middle East. Packed with news features, interviews, photo galleries and IOM’s latest research, the newsletter underpins the Migration Health Division's core mandate to promote and deliver evidence-informed health policies and programmes which are beneficial, accessible, and equitable for migrants, mobile populations, and... Read more
IOM Africa and Middle East
Manual/ Training Guide English
This manual was primarily developed to build the capacity of individuals and organisations to address specific gender and HIV vulnerabilities within migrant settings. It has been designed so that is can be used both as a train the trainer (ToT ) tool and as “on-the-ground” tool for facilitators to use in diff erent settings. It is intended to be used in workshop settings and also as a resource and facilitation guide for those working on issues of migration, gender, HIV, sexuality, health,... Read more
Sonke Gender Justice Network, IOM South Africa
This report deals with the issue of voluntary return of HIV-positive Africans in the Netherlands, who have been rejected for asylum or are staying in the country as irregular migrants. Dutch immigration policy stipulates that any migrant without a legal status is under the obligation to leave the Netherlands, with voluntary return being the preferred way of meeting this obligation.
Christian Mommers, Hans Eijkhout, Pierre Celestin Iyamuremye, Joshua Maiyo
Thousands of Iraqis displaced by on-going conflict in the country are in need of greater and long-term assistance, according to IOM.
According to the Organization and the Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migration, there has been a significant rise in population displacement recently with between 30,000 to 36,000 people fleeing their homes in the past few weeks alone. Most of the displacement has occurred in Baghdad, Anbar and Diyala governorates with additional displacements also... Read more