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Tuberculosis in migrants moving from high-incidence to low-incidence countries: a population-based cohort study of 519 955 migrants screened before entry to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis elimination in countries with a low incidence of the disease necessitates multiple interventions, including innovations in migrant screening. We examined a cohort of migrants screened for tuberculosis before entry to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and tracked the development of disease in this group after arrival.

Drinkable Water for the Area of Guiglo and in Particular Internally Displaced People (CERF - Water)

The project serves as a response to the most immediate needs of the IDPs in the CATD (Centre d'Accueil Temporaire des Déplacés) in terms of access to potable water, thereby reducing the security threats posed to women and children fetching water from water points outside the transit centre. This will also reduce the rate of water-borne diseases among the IDPs.

Provision of Semi-Durable Shelter and Water and Sanitation to IDPs' Family, Returnees and Local Communities in Areas of Origin, Cote d’Ivoire (PSDS)

The objective of the project is to allow for the voluntary durable return of IDPs affected by the civil war, by providing them at community levels, in Duékoué and on the Duékoué to Guessabo and Duékoué to Bagohouo axes with: WASH services: To reduce the incidence of WASH-related disease in Western Côte d’Ivoire for women, girls, boys and men returnees, IDPs and host families through the provision of safe drinking water, latrines and hygiene promotion; SHELTER services: To improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable conflict-affected population in Western Côte d’Ivoire including the

Protection and Assistance to the Voluntary Return of IDPs in Cote d’Ivoire (PAVRCI)

The main objectives are to provide adequate responses to IDPs by reinforcing community dialogue with host communities and facilitating the return where it is possible within the framework of the consolidation of peacebuilding process. Proposed activities are the following: 1. Reinforcing the existing monitoring mechanism (peace committees) for reinforcing community dialogue between IDPs and the host communities, in particular within the Mona - Gueya area, 2. Assistance to IDPs originated from PEHE area with specific needs to return in safety and dignity, 3.

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.

Capacity Building for Ebola-Focused Health and Humanitarian Migration Management in Cote d’Ivoire

IOM aims to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Cote d’Ivoire to conduct health migration management on its land-crossing borders with Liberia and Guinea. Stronger capacity will help prevent the spread of Ebola and other pandemics into Cote d’Ivoire and will improve cross-border collaboration and enhance regional preparedness. Activities: 1. Conduct a Health and Humanitarian Border Management Capacity Assessment along the borders with Liberia and Guinea; 2.