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.
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.
Support to Strengthening Human Resource Capacity of Nakhchivan State Border Service - Azerbaijan (SHRN)
This project aims to strengthen human resources within the Nakhchivan State Border Service Regiment (NSBSR). IOM shall achieve this by (a) bringing the Nakhchivan Border Guards Training Centre (NBGTC) to full operational capability; (b) establishing a centralized document examination centre; (c) provision of trainings to NSBSR posted border guards charged with the border control and protection. Furthermore, the project will enhance orderly passage of legitimate persons and goods across the State borders while preventing cross border crimes.
Enhancing Cooperation Measures to Effectively Combat Trafficking in Persons through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance in Azerbaijan – Phase V
This project seeks to continue to assist the government of Azerbaijan’s response to combating trafficking in persons and consequently, transnational organized crime and to improve protection mechanisms in providing vulnerable migrants as well as victims/potential victims of trafficking with appropriate assistance services.
Support to the Socio-economic Development of Conflict-affected Populations in Azerbaijan
The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the economic empowerment of conflict-affected populations including IDPs and refugees through business development activities, which will mainly focus on economic empowerment of target groups through business counseling, business trainings and small business development.
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.
Pilot Capacity Building Training on the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support during Emergency and Displacement to Natural Disaster Prone Communities in Azerbaijan
IOM Mission in Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society will jointly organize a two (2)-day capacity building induction training on the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support during Emergency and Displacement. This pilot training will be carried out in Yeniyol and Diyalli villages of the Ismayilli district.