Jointly organized by IOM, together with the Migration Health and Development Research Initiative (MHADRI) and the Migration & Health South Asia Network, the workshop served as a platform to develop research capacity, with particular focus on researchers in the Global South, in undertaking bibliometric analysis to identify the gaps in research output on migration health.
Current research on Nepali migrant workers in India neglects work, lifestyle, and health care access in favor of focusing on sexual health. This article aims to gain a broader sense of migrant workers’ health by conducting focus groups and interviews. The researchers analyzed their data and determined five different themes:
A pilot bibliometric training workshop will be held in Manila, Philippines in November 2019, with the aim of engaging scholars from the South Asian region to build their skills and capacities to undertake such bibliometric analysis.
We are currently embarking on an evaluation of the MHADRI network, taking stock of where we are in 2019. With the support of MA student intern Tinyiko Sithole, we will share the key lessons learned and use these to inform the way forward for the MHADRI network into 2020.
This initiative is conducting a global mapping of actors, agencies and networks engaged in delivering training and capacity building/developing programmes in the field of migration and health. The aim is to develop a baseline understanding of work that is being done, by whom and where.