Human resources are critical in ensuring the delivery of quality health care services. The global shortage of health care workers is aggravated by an unequal distribution of human resources sustained by a steady flow of international, regional, or internal migration. Insufficient supply of health... Read more
The migration of health care workers is not a new phenomenon, but the issue has become of utmost importance in recent years due to the global shortage of health care workers. As populations age in industrialized countries, there has been a sharp rise in demand for health care workers. This demand... Read more
Migration in the Americas is a quarterly newsletter that provides insight to IOM activities in the Western Hemisphere. This publication includes articles written in both English and Spanish.
Immigration debates should not demonize migrants; UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development; XI... Read more
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
IOM counter-trafficking activities consider trafficking as a coercive and exploitative process starting with recruitment in the place of origin and continuing with exploitation in the places of transit and destination. Despite the fact that in general trafficking involves crossing at least one... Read more
Migrations est une publication trimestrielle de l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) et présente les activités en cours de l'Organisation dans le monde entier. OIM Infos est disponible en anglais, français et espagnol.