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 report provides insight into the lived reality of voluntary returnees with chronic medical conditions who returned to Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo, Mongolia and Morocco. The report was developed in the framework of the IOM project Measures to Enhance the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) of Migrants with a Chronic Medical Condition Residing in the EU. The project was funded by the European Return Fund Community Actions... Read more
Booklet/ Handbooks English
This toolkit is one of the outcomes of the IOM project Measures to Enhance the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) of Migrants with a Chronic Medical Condition Residing in the EU. The project was funded by the European Return Fund Community Actions 2011 and co-funded by the Government of the Netherlands. The project brought together two European Union member States – Hungary and the Netherlands – and seven countries of origin: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, UNSC... Read more
Janet Rodenburg, Evert Bloemen
News/ Article feature English
An article featured in the Global Health Diplomacy magazine that discussed challenges on ending tuberculosis deaths in Southern Africa.
William Lacy Swing
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 Progress Report Report from a multi-stakeholder perspective on the implementation of the NRIS (National Roma Integration Strategy) and other national commitments in respect to Roma Health was developed under the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assessment conducted within the framework of the Equi-Health project “Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups”.
Limited information on the situation of Roma population in Belgium
Legal... Read more
IOM MHD RO Brussels, Maria Krislova
Background/ Discussion Paper English
Mobile populations, migrants and their families particularly the undocumented - often considered as the ‘hidden or hard to reach’ individuals - face complex obstacles in accessing essential health care and malaria control services. Migrants move with their epidemiological health profiles – influenced by genetic, biological, societal factors - between geographical areas of various burden and typologies of infectious diseases like malaria. In many countries, they usually fall outside any national... Read more
IOM Regional Office South Africa
This report assesses findings of the Durban study commissioned by the IOM with particular reference to the socio-geographical concept of ‘spaces of vulnerability’ amongst stevedores, truck drivers, seafarers and commercial sex workers. The concept refers to the social and economic conditions of existence and the personal circumstances of individuals, which can affect negatively their welfare and behavioural decisions.
The report draws attention to the marginalisation of the study populations... Read more
IOM South Africa
Este estudio se concentra en la donación de órganos, especialmente de riñón, por parte de personas vivas no relacionadas en el ámbito público. Otras aristas igualmente importantes de este tema, como por ejemplo el análisis del ámbito privado, merecen ser abordadas en futuras investigaciones que abonen a los hallazgos que aquí se presentan. La metodología utilizada ha sido eminentemente cualitativa, combinando la revisión de fuentes secundarias con la obtención de datos primarios a través de... Read more
Ana Rodríguez Allen, María Paz Arenas Verdú
La meta primordial de este proyecto es contribuir a lacomprensión de las dinámicas actuales de movilidad humana y territorialidad de los indígenas Ngäbe Buglé, con miras a la generación de políticas públicas y mecanismos que favorezcan el mejoramiento de sus condiciones sociolaborales, culturales y psicosociales, y que tomen en cuenta tanto las especificidades étnicas como las de género.
Abelardo Morales Gamboa, Diego Lobo Montoya, Jacqueline Jiménez Herrera
News/ Article feature English
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease of global public health significance, with an estimated 8.6 million infections and 1.3 million deaths in 2012 alone. While several countries around the world will achieve the TB prevalence, incidence and mortality targets set out in the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a lot remains to be done. Regions such as Africa and Europe are not on track to achieve some of the MDG TB targets, and multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) infections remain an... Read more
Poonam Dhavan, Davide Mosca