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.
This regional survey report presents findings from qualitative and quantitative surveys among migrants in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. The objective of the qualitative survey was to assess experiences with and access to public health-care services related to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) in migrants’ own countries and abroad. Specific goals were to clarify barriers in availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality (AAAQ) of TB and HIV health services... Read more
Lisa G. Johnston
The International Organization’s (IOM) Migration Health Division acts with Member States, UN agencies and other partners in the international community to meet the operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration health issues, encourage social and economic development through migration, and work towards ensuring respect of the human dignity and well-being of migrants. This report provides a snapshot of IOM’s health activities in 2017 and presents key achievements under... Read more
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2016 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, namely, work on advancing the health of migrants in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals and the... Read more
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets French
Around the world, IOM works towards addressing HIV/AIDS risks and vulnerabilities at all phases of the migration process, including at pre-departure, transit, destination and return or resettlement. IOMs global activities in the area of HIV/AIDS aim to decrease HIV/AIDS vulnerability and risk among MMPs by ensuring universal access to HIV diagnostics, prevention, treatment care and support as well as enhancing understanding on the complex interaction of HIV/AIDS and migration and countering... Read more
Brochures/ Factsheets/ Infosheets Spanish
Migration health assessments (MHAs) are one of IOM’s most well-established migration management services. At the request of receiving country governments, IOM provides migrants with physical and mental health evaluations for the purpose of assisting them with resettlement, international employment, obtainment of temporary or permanent visas, or enrolment in specific migrant assistance programmes. Reflecting national differences in immigration policies and practices, health assessment... Read more
Periodicals and Newsletters English
The second edition of the Regional Migration Health Division for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s Annual Newsletter provides an overview of migration health projects, events and activities of country missions and the regional office in 2017.
The newsletter is divided into the following sections:
Spotlight on Key Interventions – highlights the key disease and corresponding intervention in the region.
Projects Under Implementation – provides a brief overview and report on... Read more
IOM Regional Office for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Poster presentation English
A poster abstract prepared by IOM Kenya for the North American Refugee Health Conference in Oregon, USA, 7-9 June 2018.
This poster won the “Best Scientific Poster, 2018 North American Refugee Health Conference."
The study reviewed the characteristics of patients amd treatment outcome at IOM's Kenya TB DOT clinics from 2010 to 2016, including detection rates, diagnostic sputum status, drug susceptibiity test patterns and success rates.
Kipsang Melly, Dhillon Nyachieco, and Miriti Damaris
Scientific reports (Journal) English
This article is the first in the State-of-the-Art series of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease on TB and migration. It provides an overview of migration trends, migration pathways and social determinants, and impact on TB. This article outlines a framework for the prevention and reduction of the TB burden among migrants, adapted from the World Health Organization's End TB Strategy, and in accordance with the Stop TB Partnership's Global Plan and the Sustainable... Read more
Poonam Dhavan, HM Dias, Jacob Creswell, D Weil
Periodicals and Newsletters English
International Migration is a referred bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley. The editor at Carleton University is responsible for the direction and content of the journal.
Table of contents:
Blessed be the Ties: Health and Healthcare for Migrants and Migrant... Read more
The TB response needs to be a priority in health and migration, given its profound health and social consequences and the health security threat posed by this top airborne infectious killer.
Mario Raviglione, Davide Mosca