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[call for EOI] 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

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[call for papers] Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies – OMICS: health, risk and resilience

Call for papers - Health, risk, and resilience: Transcending the biological, the psychological, the social, and the structural in migration and integration

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[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.

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[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.

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[re-post] #DecolonizeGlobalHealth: Rewriting the narrative of global health

To start global health’s decolonization and rewrite its narrative, more Global South scholars and practitioners must begin writing and talking about global health – its analysis, institutions, and processes – as they see it. There is nothing to fear about sounding politically incorrect – after all, there is nothing politically correct about colonialism. But there is always room for a respectful conversation.

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[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.

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[Call for Papers] 2019 RISC Consortium Conference on “Barriers and Borders: Human Mobility and Building Inclusive Societies”

The RISC Consortium values proposals from early-career scholars which can be combined with participation in the consortium’s doctoral/postdoctoral school on “Barriers and Borders: Human Mobility and Building Inclusive Societies” that will be held from 6-8 November in association with this conference.

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MHADRI Newsletter #1 [November 2018]

Read the 1st MHADRI Newsletter here.

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MHADRI Newsletter #2 [February 2019]

Read the 2nd MHADRI Newsletter here.

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Opportunity to participate in identifying key migration and health research priorities

In May 2019, a Delphi will be conducted among MHADRI members, aiming to identify key research priorities and research questions on migration and health at subnational, national, sub-regional, regional and global levels.  

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[Meeting Report] Global Forum on Bioethics in Research – “Ethics of research with refugee and migrant populations, 2017”

By identifying what is needed to advance ethical research in this field, the meeting aimed to stimulate an agenda to improve research practice and health outcomes for migrant and refugee populations.

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Reflecting on migration health in 2018

It is the time of the year to reflect back on migration health in 2018.

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Key findings: MHADRI scoping exercise

This scoping exercise revealed a number of gaps in migration and health research, governance and access to resources and was successful in bringing to attention challenges that are specific to different national and regional contexts.

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[Call for applications] Early Career Researcher Workshop – ‘Engendering research and reframing policy debate on Migration & Health and intersectional rights’

Workshop for Early Career Researchers - ‘Engendering research and reframing policy debate on Migration and Health and intersectional rights'

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[Report] Lancet Commission on Migration and Health

The Commission presents evidence based approaches to inform public discourse and policy to address migration as a global health priority, and proposes recommendations for maximising the health of all people on the move. The Commission is an independent group of academics, policymakers, and health system experts with experience across the world to review current knowledge and producing new empirical work and policy recommendations on the role of migration on health. The report takes an inter-disciplinary approach to the appraisal of information and data and the presentation of recommendations including sociological, political, legal, epidemiological, humanitarian and anthropological perspectives.

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