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RO Vienna MHD Annual Newsletter 2018

Overall consolidated report of the migration health activities in the IOM South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asian (SEEECA) region in 2018.  The report covers the activities of country missions and the regional office on Health Promotion and Assistance for Migrants (H2/MA) and Migration Health Assistance for Crisis-Affected Populations (H3/MP) programme.

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Spotlight: MHD SEECA at Global Events

Regional Migrant Health Survey on Tuberculosis and HIV and Health Service Response for Migrants in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

This regional survey report presents findings from qualitative and quantitative surveys among migrants in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. The objective of the qualitative survey was to assess experiences with and access to public health-care services related to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) in migrants’ own countries and abroad.

Assessment of health related factors affecting reintegration of migrants in Armenia (Armenian)

The report assesses the relevant laws, policies, services and infrastructures available in Armenia for returning migrants with acute health problems and their degree of implementation. It identifies the gaps in health care system for migrants and returnees with medical problems and suggests specific recommendations to this end. The report dwells on the access of returnees and migrants to the public and private health care systems, the costs involved, analyses on the insurance system available for various categories of migrants.
 

Assessment of health related factors affecting reintegration of migrants in Armenia

The report assesses the relevant laws, policies, services and infrastructures available in Armenia for returning migrants with acute health problems and their degree of implementation. It identifies the gaps in health care system for migrants and returnees with medical problems and suggests specific recommendations to this end. The report dwells on the access of returnees and migrants to the public and private health care systems, the costs involved, analyses on the insurance system available for various categories of migrants.
 

Challenges in the Reintegration of Return Migrants with Chronic Medical Conditions

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 2011 and co-funded by the Government of the Netherlands.

Enhancing Mechanisms for Prevention, Detection and Treatment of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Among Migrant and Mobile Populations in the South Caucasus Countries

This project aims to enhance mechanisms for prevention, increased detection, referral and treatment of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis among migrant and mobile populations in the South Caucasus countries. This regional project will include the following outputs: 1. Health promotion campaign among migrant and mobile populations on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, focusing on preventive screening and treatment adherence; 2.