At the request of governments and entities other than the Governments of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States, IOM carries out migration health assessment, DNA sample collection, age assessment, and pre-departure medical assessment services for refugees, returnees, students and immigration self-payer applicants referred by various governments and entities, such as UNHCR.
At the request of the Government of Canada, IOM carries out migration health assessment and DNA sample collection services for immigration self-payer applicants referred by the local Canadian High Commissions, in accordance with the Canadian government’s instructions for medical and radiological examination of Canadian visa applicants.
At the request of the Government of Australia, IOM carries out migration health assessment and DNA sample collection services for immigration self-payer applicants referred by local Australian High Commissions, in accordance with the Australian government’s instructions for the medical and radiological examination of Australian visa applicants.
Under the current CERF application IOM will focus on emergency repair and reactivation of the health clinic in the Leda Makeshift Settlement. The structure was significantly affected by the cyclone and requires urgent repairs in order to re-establish a facility capable of providing life-saving care for an already extremely vulnerable population. In order to ensure provision of basic lifesaving health care to the communities, IOM is requesting support to repair the roof and truss system as well as repair and replace the damaged components.
IOM medical staff will assess refugees traveling to Canada focusing on their fitness to fly in accordance with the protocol provided by CIC. Refugees with abnormal findings who are NOT fit to fly are further investigated and appropriately treated in a timely fashion. Those with respiratory symptoms suspicious of active TB will be required to have a repeat chest X-ray and submit three sputum smears and cultures for TB.
The overall IOM intervention in Cox’s Bazar aims to address the basic humanitarian needs of UMNs and host communities in the Cox's Bazar district, particularly in Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas by providing increased access to health and WASH services providing access to informal education, improving awareness of common hygiene and health issues, building service delivery capacity of local Non-Governmental Organizations, managing INGO service delivery, and supporting overall coordination to identify need, analyze gaps and track service delivery across all sectors.
To contribute to improving the social and health conditions of Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMNs) and host communities Intended Outcomes. Outcome 1: Undocumented Myanmar Nationals and Host Communities’ health needs are met by strengthened health care facilities and have sufficient access to clean water and improved sanitation facilities in Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar Outcome 2: The Government of Bangladesh coordinates humanitarian interventions in the Cox’s Bazar District in order to adequately address the critical humanitarian needs of the UMN and host community population.
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 Corporation in Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.
The overall objective of the proposed project is to provide access to emergency and life-saving health care services by contributing to collective efforts to improve life threatening conditions of vulnerable populations in Cox’s Bazar district. To achieve the overall objective, following specific objectives are proposed: 1. To reduce avoidable morbidity, mortality and disability due to emergency health conditions among disaster and movement affected population through provision of direct health care services by mobile medical teams and enhanced referral services; 2.
The proposed project seeks to strengthen the integration of quality and comprehensive physical, mental and psycho social health care services for survivors of human trafficking and abuse (right holders) into the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW) (duty bearers). The project will focus on building the capacity of government health professionals and health facilities at the upazila levels, and establishing a coordinated referral mechanism to promote the health rights of survivors of human trafficking and abuse involving other duty bearers.