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South Africa, Migration, Gender and Health — Closing Notes of a Pakistani Researcher

MHADRI member Dr Roomi Aziz reflects on her participation in a week’s worth of migration and health events, co-hosted by MHADRI, that took place at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg at the end of July 2019.

A week of migration & health in Joburg: Where are we? Where do we go?

MHADRI member and doctoral candidate, Thea de Gruchy, reflects on a week of activities, co-hosted by MHADRI – that were held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in early August.

Towards inclusive migrant healthcare

Denise Spitzer and colleagues argue that improving the health and wellbeing of migrants requires attention to their diverse circumstances and building inclusive healthcare

Healthcare is not universal if undocumented migrants are excluded

Helena Legido-Quigley and colleagues argue that “health systems in which no-one is left behind can be created, but it requires political will and concerted action by everyone.”

Building alliances for the global governance of migration and health

To truly “leave no one behind” there must be a concerted global effort to build alliances to include migration and health in all policies.

Improving the health of migrants

Better health for migrants isn’t simply a moral imperative. It is an evidence informed, economically wise choice that will improve health for all. It is a choice that must be made in defiance of populism, prejudice, and political expediency.

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.

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

[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.