Regional assessment on HIV prevention needs of migrants and mobile populations in Southern Africa

Author/s: IOM South Africa
Language: English
Publication Type: Technical Report(External)

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A report of findings from an eight-country assessment of the HIV prevention needs of migrants and mobile populations in the SADC region.  The assessment focused primarily on labour migrants employed in the agriculture, mining, transport, construction, informal cross border trade, as well as irregular migrants at a secondary level.


  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Background, objective and methodology assessment
  • Migration and mobility trends in Southern Africa
  • Health vulnerabilities, including HIV, in the context of migration
  • Migrants' right to health
  • Regional and national policies relating to HIV and migrants
  • Findings from fieldwork part 1: cross-sectoral and sector-specific vulnerabilities to HIV
  • Findings from fieldwork part 2: HIV-prevention services and programs
  • Gaps, challenges and recommendations
International Organization for Migration