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DNA Sample Collection for Facilitated Migration (French)

DNA sample collection services form part of IOM’s work to facilitate migration and family reunification. IOM’s Migration Health Division (MHD) assists immigration countries and prospective migrants with this process, by providing safe, secure and migrant-friendly sample collection services at its 60+ Migration Health Assessment Centres (MHACs) worldwide, enabling applicants to provide proof of their relationships where evidence is lacking or to accelerate family reunification procedures.

IOM's Migration Health Assessment Programmes (French)

Migration health assessments (MHAs) are one of IOM’s most well-established migration management services. At the request of receiving country governments, IOM provides migrants with physical and mental health evaluations for the purpose of assisting them with resettlement, international employment, obtainment of temporary or permanent visas, or enrolment in specific migrant assistance programmes. Reflecting national differences in immigration policies and practices, health assessment requirements and protocols vary among receiving countries.

IOM's Migration Health Assessment Programmes (Spanish)

Migration health assessments (MHAs) are one of IOM’s most well-established migration management services. At the request of receiving country governments, IOM provides migrants with physical and mental health evaluations for the purpose of assisting them with resettlement, international employment, obtainment of temporary or permanent visas, or enrolment in specific migrant assistance programmes. Reflecting national differences in immigration policies and practices, health assessment requirements and protocols vary among receiving countries.

IOM's Migration Health Assessment Programmes

Migration health assessments (MHAs) are one of IOM’s most well-established migration management services. At the request of receiving country governments, IOM provides migrants with physical and mental health evaluations for the purpose of assisting them with resettlement, international employment, obtainment of temporary or permanent visas, or enrolment in specific migrant assistance programmes. Reflecting national differences in immigration policies and practices, health assessment requirements and protocols vary among receiving countries.

Migration Health in Crisis Context

IOM’s health response to humanitarian and public health emergencies aims to save lives, reduce morbidity and alleviate suffering while upholding humanitarian principles and protecting human dignity. IOM’s programming in this domain encompasses the various stages and typologies of emergencies, throughout all the phases of the mobility continuum. 

VIH Y MOVILIDAD DE LA POBLACIÓN

Around the world, IOM works towards addressing HIV/AIDS risks and vulnerabilities at all phases of the migration process, including at pre-departure, transit, destination and return or resettlement. IOMs global activities in the area of HIV/AIDS aim to decrease HIV/AIDS vulnerability and risk among MMPs by ensuring universal access to HIV diagnostics, prevention, treatment care and support as well as enhancing understanding on the complex interaction of HIV/AIDS and migration and countering myths and stigma towards migrants regarding HIV/AIDS.

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