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International migration, vol 46, issue 5

International Migration is a referred quarterly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) and published and distributed by Blackwell Publishing. The editors at ISIM are responsible for the direction and content of the journal.

Providing Life-Saving Emergency Health Services to Newly Arrived Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

IOM will focus on providing emergency health services to the newly arrived Rohingyas in the three new settlements: Unchingprang (Whykong) and Moiner Ghona and Thangkhali/Burma Para in Ukhiya. IOM will deploy one Mobile Medical Team (MMT) and establish temporary health posts for each of three priority new settlements. The mobile teams will also provide front line surveillance and disease monitoring data which is critical for outbreak early warning and response.

HIV and Bangladeshi women migrant workers: An assessment of vulnerabilities and gaps in services

Bangladesh is a major supplier of labour to the world market. Female migrant workers are increasingly important for the Bangladeshi job market, as they contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth. Though the sector has significant potential to grow given the demand, there are challenges that put the rights of female migrant workers at risk.

Promoting Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Internal Migrants and Internally Displaced Populations Living in 756 Urban Slums in Sylhet City of Bangladesh

This project seeks to improve the access to quality and comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) care services for internal migrants and internally displaced populations (IDPs) in 756 urban slums in Sylhet City in Sylhet Division of Bangladesh and thus to contribute to the MDG 5.B (the universal access to SRH) and to progress in the MDG 5.A (related to the reduction of maternal mortality ratio) and MDG 6.A (related to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS) targets and indicators in Bangladesh.

Provision of Critical Primary Health Care including the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health in Crisis to recently Arrived Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMNs)

The project aims to strengthen primary health care services delivery and access to Undocumented Myanmar Nationals living in Shamlapur, Leda, Kutupalong makeshift settlements and living in the host community.

United Kingdom Tuberculosis Detection Programme (UKTBP)

At the request of the Government of the United Kingdom, IOM implements the Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Programme for visa applicants who intend to stay in the UK for a period of 6 months or longer. The main purpose of the programme is to address public health concerns regarding the spread of infectious tuberculosis in the UK by preventing the entry of people suffering from active TB until they have been successfully treated, as well as to facilitate access to diagnostics and referrals for treatment in the migrants’ countries of origin.