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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.

Content: 

Spotlight: MHD SEECA at Global Events

Supporting the Republic of Belarus in Addressing Irregular Migration and Promoting Human Rights of Vulnerable Migrants (SPBAI)

The overall objective of the project is to improve the capacities of the State Border Committee of Belarus (SBC) in addressing irregular migration and promoting vulnerable migrants’ rights (asylum-seekers, victims of trafficking, unaccompanied minors, etc.).

RSC Processing in Europe

The programme aims to establish a mechanism to enhance PRM's and the USINS' responsibilities for administering the U.S. refugee admissions program in the former Soviet Union as well as to provide high-quality, low-cost and responsive, as well as standardized and automated, processing of refugee applicants.

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.

Global Health Assessment Programme - resettlements in Australia (HAPA)

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.