This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration 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 keyword/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
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
In September 2015, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda was adopted, and for the first time, migration was included in mainstream global development policy. With the objective of communicating how IOM identifies migration in the 2030 Agenda to stakeholders and the wider public, and to shed light on the complex challenges and opportunities that accompany the migration-related targets, this IOM publication aims to showcase how different areas of migration are addressed in the Sustainable... Read more
Workshop/ Conference/ Seminar Presentation English
This is a presentation of Davide Mosca, Director of the IOM Migration Health Division, during the "2nd Global Consultation on Migrant Health 2017: Resetting the Agenda" held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 21-23 February 2017. He offered context for the Consultation’s deliberations with a comprehensive review of current migration trends, the interrelationship of health and migration in global agenda setting, and the opportunities for the Consultation to inform global actions. The ‘setting the scene... Read more
The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health – or simply “the right to health” – is explicitly formulated in an array of international law instruments, of which most Central Asian states are part. These instruments define states’ obligation to provide healthcare services for all, without discrimination based on health status, ethnicity, age, sex, disability, language, religion, national origin, income, social status or any other... Read more
Antoine Chandonnet, Uran Tursunaliev, Kayratbek Jamangulov, Irina Chernykh, Gulshat Amandurdyyeva
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
News/ Article feature English
Chile - On Thursday (12/1) IOM Chile joined the Social Health Studies Programme of the German Clinic School of Medicine at the University of Development (FM CAS-UDD) in Santiago to launch a new book: “International Migration as a Social Determinant of Health in Chile: Evidence and Public Policy Proposals”.
Periodicals and Newsletters English
Two books are featured: the report on the 2017 Global Consultation on Migrant Health held in Colombo, Sri Lanka - looking closely at the Research Agenda discussion; as well as the new publication focusing on the migrant's right to health in Central Asia. Two articles are also presented; the first from IOM Europe which looks into the migration crisis in the region and its political repercussions on migration policies around the globe; and the second from IOM MENA on the challenges of migrations... Read more