The scope of this action is to strengthen preparedness and capacities to respond to a public health emergency in two high-risk areas in Guinea: Forécariah and Géckédou. The action will support the development of a model of Epidemic Risk and the advocacy activities for progressive extension and scaling-up. The model includes two components: the community-based epidemic risk reduction and the emergency preparedness at prefectural level.
The Project aims to promote synergy and durable cooperation amongst all humanitarian actors for a greater preparedness and to ensure that the country’s emergency response plans and other coordination mechanisms are reliable and their capacity to deliver in the event of a health outbreak has been fully tested for efficiency.
This book is dedicated to the numerous staff members who served at the frontlines of IOM's ebola response as well as those in the supportive roles who contributed towards its success.
Through this project, IOM will support the realization of CDC's main strategies and intended outcome to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks and other health threats. In line with IOM's HBMM framework across five African countries: Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Sierra Leone.
The project refers to the health assessment of Australian-bound movements of visa classes 200 to 204.
The goals of this project are to guarantee, through appropriate medical screening planning, monitoring and support, that a number of eligible refugees consistent with the annual admission quota undergo the medical examination process within the duly timeframe. The project also aims to improve the quality of the medical clearance process through analysis, processing and dissemination of data included in OF 157 forms, enhanced follow-up of medical cases, reduced prevalence of untreated malaria and intestinal parasitosis.
As of April 1, 2017, the IRCC introduces a new reimbursement scheme for health assessment of Canada-bound refugees as a part of Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), which until now has been providing temporary coverage of health care benefits to refugees in Canada.
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.
IOM will conduct health assessments and treatment services for government-funded migrants going to Australia. The pre-departure health screening services will be based on the new protocol the purpose of which is to reduce the post-arrival medical issues that are presented by Refugee and humanitarian visa holders and to ensure better follow up and treatment on-shore of health problems that have been identified at the point of departure. The project will start in Kigoma and Tanzania, and will expand to other countries in East and West Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia in 2006.