This project proposed immediate interventions in several directions: (1) legal assistance to returning IDPs and refugees and the affected population. Main focus on restoring lost documents, ID cards, property titles, passports, school certificates, (2) psychosocial assistance to returning population through rehabilitation and reintegration programmes, (3) assessment mission of land and property issues as an underlying cause of conflict with a primary focus on: a. Lost/destroyed property documents, b. Competing claims for land, c.
The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health – or simply “the right to health” – is explicitly formulated in an array of international law instruments, of which most Central Asian states are part. These instruments define states’ obligation to provide healthcare services for all, without discrimination based on health status, ethnicity, age, sex, disability, language, religion, national origin, income, social status or any other characteristic.
The proposed project will contribute to increase the availability and accessibility of health services for migrants in the benefiting countries – Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan. This will be achieved through supporting the development of comprehensive and evidence-based migration health policies and legislation in line with international norms and standards. Two expected outcomes will contribute to the realization of this objective.
This project aims to contribute to a reduction of HIV and TB incidence among migrant workers through raising awareness of the migrants on HIV and TB prevention, increasing HIV and TB detection and reducing treatment default through enhancing adherence to HIV and TB treatment. To achieve these objectives IOM will create a regional network of local NGOs and conduct training (jointly with PSI) and regular on-the-job seminars to enhance NGOs’ capacity for HIV and TB prevention among migrant workers.