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 paper introduces disease screening for tuberculosis among labor migrants reporting that conducting pre-departure health assessments is associated with earlier detection of tuberculosis, resulting in a shorter period of infectiousness and hospitalization and significant savings in health budget.
Purpose: Influx of labor migrants into Russia makes it necessary to put TB prevention measures in place, both inside and outside of Russian borders. While inside Russia TB response is premised on... Read more
Boris Sergeyev, Igor Kazanets
This chapter provides an overview of global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. It also provides a discussion of particular migrant groups – namely migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs – as well as of remittances. In addition, the chapter highlights the growing body of IOM programmatic and other data, particularly on missing migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, migrant health, resettlement, displacement-tracking and human... Read more
News/ Article feature English
Egypt - IOM Egypt opened its migration health assessment centre (MHAC) on March 16th to provide full health assessments to refugees and migrants migrating from Egypt.
News/ Article feature English
Sri Lanka - An International Consultation on Pre-Departure Health Assessments took place in Colombo from 26th -27th September, hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka with technical support from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and financial support from the IOM Development Fund.
IOM Sri Lanka
Periodicals and Newsletters English
A book launched last July on the analysis of migration and health-related laws, policies and legal frameworks that impact access to health and malaria services in the Greater Mekong Subregion is profiled. Three articles are presented; the first from IOM Thailand on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients from the Thailand-Myanmar border; the second from IOM Russia on pre-entry health assessment among labour migrants in the CIS; and lastly, from IOM Belgium on health-related aspects in the... Read more