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This report is an annual overview of activities led and implemented by the Migration Health Division of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2020, in partnership with Member States, United Nations agencies and other partners in the international community, to respond to the COVID-... Read More
Information, education and communication (IEC) materials elaborated for the World Mental Health Day, 2021, in line with the official theme “Mental Health in an Unequal World”, are intended to raise awareness among general public of each individual’s personal responsibility for action to reduce... Read More
Too Much, Too Little Water (policy brief) People across Peru are vulnerable and exposed to a wide range of hazards, and studies demonstrate that these hazards are key drivers of migration in the country. Hydrometeorological hazards resulting in excessive amounts of water (in such forms as... Read More
IEC Materials on MHPSS Considerations in the Context of COVID-19 (Arabic)الصحة العقلية في سياق الكوفت – 19 .
هذه مجموعة المعلومات ,التعليم و الاتصال تهدف لتعليم مختلف الاجناس ,الاعمار و المجموعات الاجتماعية (كالنازحين داخليا ,المجتمعات المسضيفة , الناس المصابين بفيروس كورونا والمرافقين لهم ,العاملين في الخطوط الامامية لمحاربة كوفت – 19 ,الناس المعوقين ) علي الطبيعة المعينة لاسباب الضغط والصحة العقلية... Read More
This set of information, education and communication (IEC) materials aims to educate different gender, age and social groups (such as internally displaced persons, host communities, persons infected with COVID-19 and their caregivers, front-line workers fighting COVID-19 and people with... Read More
Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance2019 Overview of Pre-migration Health Activities
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Global Migration Health Assessment Programme (HAP), under the Migration Health Division, conducts pre-migration health activities that are among the most established and longest-standing services provided by the Organization. These activities are... Read More
The management of tuberculosis (TB) by IOM aims to adequately treat and cure the infected patient, as well as minimize the risk of transmission to other persons before, during and after migration. Quality TB management requires the consistent and diligent application of a standardized, evidence-... Read More
Covid-19 and the transformation of migration and mobility globally - Why COVID-19 does not necessarily mean that attitudes towards immigration will become more negative
In this paper, James Dennison and Andrew Geddes consider how the COVID-19 crisis will impact attitudes towards immigration in Europe. They argue that there is little evidence that the pandemic will undermine or reverse the “long-term trend” towards more positive sentiments about immigration and... Read More
Covid-19 and the transformation of migration and mobility globally - COVID-19 and rethinking the need for legal pathways to mobility: Taking human security seriously
In this paper, Luisa Feline Freier proposes that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need of a shift towards including public health considerations from a human security perspective when considering the need for legal pathways to migration and migrant regularization. She first outlines why... Read More
Authored by Lorenzo Guadagno, this Migration Research Series paper offers an initial analysis of the specific ways migrants have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also presents the diverse measures which have been adopted in receiving and origin countries to prevent, mitigate and address... Read More
The present guide is intended to provide key information on the importance of a psychosocial approach to post-arrival reintegration counselling, describing the basic counselling and communication skills necessary to conduct a successful and psychologically informed reintegration counselling ... Read More
État de la migration dans le monde - Chapitre 7Migration et santé : Problèmes actuels, gouvernance et lacunes en matière de connaissances
Les rapports entre la migration et la santé sont dynamiques et complexes. La migration peut accroître l’exposition aux risques sanitaires, notamment parmi les travailleurs migrants qui ont un emploi précaire et un accès limité à des soins de santé abordables. Mais elle peut aussi se traduire par... Read More
Informe sobre las Migraciones en el Mundo 2020: Capítulo 7Migración y Salud: Cuestiones Actuales, Gobernanza y Lagunas en los Conocimientos
La relación entre la migración y la salud es dinámica y compleja. La migración puede acrecentar la exposición a los riesgos para la salud, como en el caso de los trabajadores migrantes empleados en condiciones precarias y con escaso acceso a la atención sanitaria. La migración puede también mejorar... Read More
Migration Initiatives 2020 - Objective 3Migration should take place in a safe, orderly and dignified manner
Migration Initiatives 2020 illustrates to Member States, governments, partners, the private sector and readers the planned interventions and global funding requirements of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for 2020. Migration Initiatives 2020 is structured around the Migration... Read More
Les fiches d’information sur le Rapport État de la migration dans le monde 2020 donnent un aperçu succinct de chacun des onze chapitres du Rapport. Elles permettent de se faire facilement et rapidement une idée des questions et des sujets examinés dans l’ouvrage.
Las Hojas Informativas del Informe sobre las Migraciones en el Mundo 2020 ofrecen una sinopsis de cada uno de los 11 capítulos del Informe. Por ende, son un medio accesible y rápido para tener una idea sobre los temas tratados en esta edición del Informe.
The World Migration Report 2020 InfoSheets provide a succinct overview of each of the 11 chapters in the Report. They provide an easy and quick way to get a sense of the topics and issues examined in World Migration Report 2020.
World Migration Report 2020: Chapter 7Migration and Health: Current Issues, Governance and Knowledge Gaps
There is a dynamic and complex relationship between migration and health. Migration can lead to greater exposure to health risks, such as those migrant workers working in conditions of precarious employment with limited access to affordable health care. Migration can also be linked to improved... Read More
The Manual on Community-Based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Emergencies and Displacement describes the process IOM MHPSS programme managers should follow to design and implement relevant programmes in the aftermath of an emergency and with displaced populations.
The Migration Health Division of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) acts with Member States, UN agencies and other partners in the international community to meet the operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration health issues, encourage socioeconomic... Read More
The International Organization’s (IOM) Migration Health Division acts with Member States, UN agencies and other partners in the international community to meet the operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration health issues, encourage social and economic development... Read More
La publicación es una guía práctica que contiene herramientas específicas de atención psicológica y psicosocial a migrantes en las diferentes etapas del proceso migratorio. También incluye actividades específicas de cuidado y asistencia a migrantes y autocuidado de personas que atienden a esta... Read More
This book was prepared to honour the efforts of IOM staff who contributed towards the Ebola humanitarian response. With the support and collaboration of partners, IOM responded in full force bringing in local expertise and specialists from around the world to help those affected and to prevent... Read More
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited by Carleton University and published and distributed by Wiley... Read More
The Migration Focus on Health booklet is a catalogue of all IOM reports discussing the link between migration and health. The booklet includes IOM publications focusing on the topic from 2002 to date.
საინფორმაციო, საგანმანათლებლო და საკომუნიკაციო მასალა „ცხოვრება უკეთესია“ შემუშავებულია 13-14 წლის ახალგაზრდებისთვის და მოუთხრობს მათ ფსიქოაქტიური ნივთიერებების ავადმოხმარების მავნებლობისა და რისკ ფაქტორების შესახებ. „ცხოვრება უკეთესია“ მიზნად ისახავს ხელი შეუწყოს ახალგაზრდების ცნობიერების... Read More
The “Life is Better” information, education and communication materials are intended for adolescents aged 13–14 years old and narrate the ill effects and risk factors of psychoactive substances’ abuse. “Life is Better” comprises information on risks resulting from abuse of such psychoactive... Read More
Para muitas vítimas do tráfico de pessoas, as conseqüências físicas e psicológicas da experiência de tráfico podem ser graves e duradouras. Os profissionais de saúde podem entrar em contato com as vítimas do tráfico em diferentes estágios do processo de tráfico e em diferentes momentos de sua... Read More
Para os prestadores de cuidados de saúde, o tráfico de pessoas é melhor entendido como um grave risco para a saúde, pois, como em outras formas de violência, está associado a danos físicos e psicológicos. Os prestadores de saúde podem entrar em contato com as vítimas do tráfico em diferentes... Read More
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2015 and presents key achievements in the three main migration health programme areas: (a) migration health assessments and travel health assistance; (b) health promotion and assistance for migrants; and (c) migration health assistance for crisis-... Read More
Many of the same inequalities that drive the spread of HIV also drive migration. Through its HIV/AIDS programme, IOM works to prevent and counter the misinformation, misunderstanding and stigmatization that continue to foster the perceived relationship between migration and HIV/AIDS. IOM uses a... Read More
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency SettingsWhat Should Camp Coordination and Camp Management Actors Know?
The IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2007) enable humanitarian actors to plan, establish and coordinate a set of minimum multisectoral responses to protect and improve people’s mental health and psychosocial well-being in the midst of an emergency.
International Migration is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of... Read More
Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings
Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) are an integral part of any emergency response. Research knowledge is a fundamental factor in the design and implementation of effective MHPSS programmes. Therefore, research in all its forms, is a key to informed MHPSS emergency responses.
The IOM’s Migration Health Department delivers direct services to a wide variety of mobile people, including migrants, refugees, displaced populations, students, long term visitors, demobilized soldiers, trafficked persons, and voluntary returnees. These services include preventive and curative... Read More
There are many factors that contribute to the vulnerability of migrants to HIV infection. The breakdown of social networks and institutions stemming from migration reduces community cohesion, weakening the social norms that regulate sexual behaviour, leading to risky behaviours and increased... Read More
The psychosocial assistance provided to victims of trafficking in a Transit Center has to deal with the trauma provoked by past experiences and the expectations for life in the future and its accompanying problems.
Psychosocial and Trauma Response in War-torn Societies: Supporting Traumatized Communities Through Theatre and the Arts
Building on the results of the Psychosocial and Trauma Response programme started in 1999 in Kosovo, this new volume analyses the role played by artistic and theatrical activities in supporting traumatized communities, through the recounting of painful past experiences by individuals and groups... Read More
The Minimum Standards presented in that booklet, recognize the fact that a significant number of trafficked persons are traumatized by their experiences, and psychological scars often take much longer to heal than physical scars. These Minimum Standards aim to provide a guiding tool for all types... Read More
Pautas para mejorar el bienestar psicosocial de las poblaciones migrantes y en situación de vulnerabilidad
Su objetivo es difundir la perspectiva desde donde se entiende el enfoque y la respuesta psicosocial para facilitar la incorporación de dicha perspectiva en los procesos de diseño de iniciativas pertinentes para las poblaciones beneficiarias. Por otro lado, entrega herramientas específicas que... Read More
The Migration Initiatives 2014 provides a summary of IOM’s regional strategies and an overview of IOM’s current and intended responses to the wide range of evolving global, regional and national migration needs and pressures.
IOM and the African Capacity - building Foundation (ACBF) organized a workshop in Dakar on Migration, Development and Poverty Reduction, attended by representatives of over 20 countries. The discussions centred on the potential contribution of migrants to development and various ways to strengthen... Read More
The “Health of Migrants in an Increasingly Globalized World: Special IOM 60th Anniversary Edition of the Migration Health Division’s (MHD) Annual Report for 2010”, highlights IOM’s health activities in 2010, as well as views from important IOM partners and leading health entities on a range of... Read More
This report illustrates IOM’s health activities in 2013. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: migration health assessments and travel health assistance; health promotion and assistance for migrants; and migration health assistance for crisis-affected populations. The... Read More
This report illustrates the multidimensional activities carried out by the Migration Health Division throughout the world in 2008-2009. Key achievements in three main programmatic areas are presented: Migration Health Assessments and Travel Health Assistance; Health Promotion and Assistance for... Read More