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SARS-CoV-2 in Argentina: Lockdown, mobility, and contagion

There is a debate in Argentina about the effectiveness of mandatory lockdown policies containing severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 disease. This policy has already 6 months long making it one of the longest in the world. The population effort to comply with the lockdown has been decreasing over time given the economic and social costs that it entails. This contribution analyzes the relationship between mobility and contagion in Argentina at a provincial level.

Integracion Laboral En El Sector Salud De La Poblacion Venezolana En La Republica Argentina

The research aimed to characterize the Venezuelan health professionals living in Argentina, both in terms of their labour qualifications and those much sought after by the local job market. By means of this study, IOM hoped to contribute to decisionmaking by migration, sanitary and educational authorities, regarding the promotion of the labour integration of the Venezuelan population residing in the country.

Resettlement Programme for Brazilian Families in Cobija, Bolivia (Brazilian-Bolivian Border) (RPBF)

The overall objective of this programme is the creation of economically sustainable resettlements in Bolivian territory for vulnerable Brazilian citizens and in order to achive this objetive IOM with The Govs. of Brazil and Bolivia signed a technical cooperation agreement within the framework of PLACMI activities.

Program for Integral Assistance to Victims of Trafficking in Persons in the Tri-Border Area Between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay (TBABP)

The main objective of this project is to contribute to the prevention of trafficking in persons, especially women and children, and to strengthen counter-trafficking networks in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) in the Southern Cone of South America (Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay). This project will provide medical, psychological, legal, and labour reinsertion assistance to victims of trafficking in persons (TIP) in the TBA.

Technical Assistance to the Efficient Management of Health Expenditures of Rio Negro, Argentina

Resumen del Proyecto (general) Objetivos: Contribuir a la modernización de los sistemas de información y gestión del Sector Salud de la Provincia de Río Negro, desarrollando un sistema de gestión hospitalaria para todos los hospitales Públicos, que permita mejorar los sistemas de coberturas de salud existentes en la provincia y la capacidad de gestión a través del mejoramiento en la calidad de la información de los ingresos y egresos del funcionamiento hospitalario, como así también de la vigilancia epidemiológica oportuna, mediante alertas automáticas que permitan prevención precoz.

Cuidados para la Salud y la Trata de Personas: Guías para Proveedores de Salud

Los abusos presentes en la trata de personas pueden involucrar riesgos de salud. En muchos casos, las secuelas físicas y psicológicas de la experiencia de la trata pueden ser graves y duraderas. El proveedor de salud que se encuentre en contacto con una persona que ha estado en una situación de trata o algún otro individuo expuesto a otro tipo de explotación tiene una oportunidad única de proveer cuidados médicos esenciales y opciones de referencia vitales.

Labour exploitation, trafficking and migrant health: Multi-country findings on the health risks and consequences of migrant and trafficked workers (Russian)

Global assessments suggest that a substantial proportion of labour migrants ends up in situations of extreme exploitation, some of whom are identified as victims of human trafficking. Because large numbers of migrant workers fall into a “grey area” between trafficking (as defined by international and national law) and exploitative labour situations, there is good reason to explore the differences and similarities between the health needs of those who have been identified as trafficked compared to other migrants working in the same labour sector who have not.