Category: General Info

Policy Briefing: Migration and Universal Health Coverage in Southern Africa

Along with other partners, MHADRI participated in a high-level South African and regional policy roundtable held in Johannesburg, South Africa in July 2019. This briefing outlines the key recommendations from the discussion.

PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Refugee and Migrant Health

Seeking to raise awareness of the health threats faced by migrants and refugees and to promote research, service and policy innovation in this area, the editors of PLOS Medicine are planning a Special Issue on the topic to be published in March 2020. Submissions are due 4th November 2019.

BMJ series on migration and health

In partnership with the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), we are excited to launch a new series on migration and health.

Establishing a network of experts – accessibility and availability of medical treatments and medications in countries of origin

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) needs to contract a worldwide network of experts providing accurate information on accessibility and availability of medical treatments and medications in countries of origin

[Call for applicants] IOM Internship: Migration Health Division

The successful candidate will support day-to-day strategic activities and liaison to strengthen the Division’s ability to bridge the needs of migrants and IOM Member States through evidence-based policy activities, and thus to ensure the delivery of equitable, rights-based and accessible migration health programmes and initiatives for its beneficiaries.

[Call for Proposal] Qualitative research on vulnerabilities to and risks of exploitation of Vietnamese migrant workers in the context of international labour migration

IOM will commission a qualitative research aimed to identify and analyse the risk factors, determinants and conditions of migrant workers’ vulnerability that give rise to exploitation and abuse that can amount to modern slavery.

[Call for papers] Special Issue: The Health and Wellbeing of Migrant Populations

This Special Issue aims to contribute to knowledge and policy design and implementation by providing much needed evidence on international migration. We welcome papers on international migration, including migrant workers in precarious work, refugees, and asylum seekers. We welcome research that focuses on migration movements in high-income countries as well as, and perhaps more importantly, on research focusing on the large migration flows from Global South countries.