Health of Migrants: Resetting the Agenda

Number of Pages: 
104
Year: 
2017
Electronic copy only
Description: 

This report illustrates the migration health activities of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2016 and highlights key achievements in three main  programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The report zeroes in on emerging themes in migration and health, namely, work on advancing the health of migrants in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals and the global compacts for migration and refugees. The report also features IOM’s growing multidimensional migration health activities and partnerships in 2016, and demonstrates IOM’s commitment to advancing the health of migrants and their families worldwide, as well as supporting IOM Member States in addressing migration health challenges.

Table of contents: 
  • Acknowledgements
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Foreword
  • Executive summary
  • Keynote Addresses from the Organizers
  • Introduction
  • Part 1 Opening the Consultation
    • Setting the Scenes
  • Part 2 Thematic Sessions
    • Theme 1: Health, Health Systems and Global Health
    • Theme 2: Vulnerability and Resilience
    • Theme 3: Development
  • Part 3 Consultation Outcomes
    • Outcome 1: Elements for Actionable Policy Objectives
    • Outcome 2: Recommendations for a Progress Monitoring Framework
    • Outcome 3: Research Agenda
  • Part 4 The Way Forward
    • High-level Panel on the Colombo Statement
    • Part 5 Discussion Background Papers (excerpted)
    • Health, Health Systems and Global Health
    • Vulnerability and Resilience
    • Development
  • Annexes
    • Consultation agenda
    • Participants
    • Resolution WHA 61.17 on the Health of Migrants
    • Colombo Statement
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