The report documents information on the activities and outputs of country missions covered by RO Vienna. It also includes some information on relevant publications available in the region.
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As part of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) efforts to assess the health needs of Syrian refugees, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will deliver a non-research survey on the health literacy level and health communication needs among the Syrian refugees in seven select provinces of Turkey—Istanbul, Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Bursa, Mersin, Izmir, and Konya. This will be achieved through a research methodology focusing on three related objectives: 1. To assess and determine the current level of health literacy among Syrian refugees; 2.
This publication presents the results of a study conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Republic of Belarus in 2018 within the project “Study on nexus between migration and HIV in Belarus” with financial support from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
IOM aims to contribute to the enhancement of local capacities for the prevention, increased detection, referral and treatment of HIV/AIDS among outbound male and female labour migrants in Armenia.
This report presents the results of the survey that assesses the effectiveness of the substance use primary prevention campaign conducted by the International Organization for Migration and relevant stakeholders. It depicts findings related to changes in the awareness of migrant and ethnic minority school children with regard to risks of the use of specific psychoactive substances subsequent to the implementation of the primary prevention campaign in the public school setting.
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.