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A rapid review of immunisation coverage, vaccine delivery and migration in North Africa amongst migrant populations (PROSPERO 2021 CRD42021256369)

In this systematic review we are trying to answer these specific questions: What is the immunisation coverage among migrant populations in North Africa for key vaccines, and are there variations among migrant subpopulations? Where and by who are vaccines administered to migrant populations? What are the key delivery mechanisms (IOM, NGOs, government structures)? What are the barriers and facilitators to migrant populations accessing vaccines in this region?

Preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against importations of COVID-19: a modelling study

Background: The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic has spread from China to 25 countries. Local cycles of transmission have already occurred in 12 countries after case importation. In Africa, Egypt has so far confirmed one case. The management and control of COVID-19 importations heavily rely on a country's health capacity. Here we evaluate the preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against their risk of importation of COVID-19.

Nutritional profile of Syrian refugee children before resettlement

Abstract
Background
The year 2015 marked the highest number of refugees globally and included record numbers of Syrians moving to neighboring countries. Half of the Syrians were children aged ≤18 years. Our study sought to examine undernutrition and overnutrition among a group of Syrian refugee children who underwent medical screening by IOM for resettlement.
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Central Mediterranean Migration Route - Enhance Capacities of Governments to Counter the Dangers and Hazards as well as Health Security Issues in Mixed Migratory Flows

This proposed action aims at taking a comprehensive, but tailored, approach in tackling this situation more effectively: On one side through enhancing the access for vulnerable people and those ending up in distress along the CMR, providing immediate humanitarian assistance by NGOs/CSOs or concerned governmental institutions, on the other side through improving the mechanisms for international cooperation and collaboration of concerned border authorities to tackle more efficiently and effectively health security issues, transnational criminal networks, causing death and so much harm to so m

Support and Increase Healthcare Access for Migrants and Vulnerable Egyptian Host Community Members (SIHA)

This project aims to increase the access of vulnerable members of migrant and host communities to quality migrant-friendly health care. Focused on the prevention (of health-related issues), promotion (of migrant-friendly health services), and the provision (of migrant-friendly health care in concert with community-based organizations), this programme will enhance access to health care services and improve healthcare options for project beneficiaries.

Healthy Migrants in Healthy Communities - IOM Cairo supports the Ministry of Health in delivering Polio vaccines to migrant and Egyptian children across Egypt [Arabic]

6 th February 2014- The Egyptian Ministry of Health, through its Extended Program of Immunization (EPI) and with the support of the International Organization of Migration (IOM), launched a Polio vaccination campaign, which took place from December 29th to January 1st 2014. The three day campaign aimed to provide the Polio vaccine to migrant, refugee and Egyptian children across Egypt. IOM’s role in the campaign was to improve and protect the health of vulnerable migrant and host communities in Egypt, through: 

Healthy Migrants in Healthy Communities - IOM Cairo supports the Ministry of Health in delivering Polio vaccines to migrant and Egyptian children across Egypt

6 th February 2014- The Egyptian Ministry of Health, through its Extended Program of Immunization (EPI) and with the support of the International Organization of Migration (IOM), launched a Polio vaccination campaign, which took place from December 29th to January 1st 2014. The three day campaign aimed to provide the Polio vaccine to migrant, refugee and Egyptian children across Egypt. IOM’s role in the campaign was to improve and protect the health of vulnerable migrant and host communities in Egypt, through: