Tools & methods
  • Developing a public health workforce to address migrant health needs in Europe
    Based on a literature review and survey in selected European Union countries, provides recommendations for actions, strategy and policy changes by Member States and for training providers. (International Organization for Migration)
  • European research on migration and health
    Policy brief. (International Organization for Migration )
  • Health care for undocumented migrants: European approaches
    Report of a study on improving access to care for undocumented migrants by focusing on segments of the population, such as children or pregnant women; focusing on types of services, such as preventive services or treatment of infectious diseases; or using funding policies, such as allowing undocumented migrants to purchase insurance. (Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA)
  • Migration and health in the European Union
    Issue of Eurohealth based on background papers prepared for the International Organization for Migration project on assisting migrants and communities: analysis of social determinants of health and health inequalities, co-funded by the European Union and the Government of Portugal. (WHO/Europe)
  • Migration health: better health for all in Europe
    Context of the Assisting Migrants and Communities project and what has been achieved in terms of networks, activities and discussion papers. (International Organization for Migration)
  • Poverty and social exclusion in the WHO European Region: health systems respond
    Case studies of activities in health systems to address poverty and social exclusion and background papers on the health of groups disproportionately exposed to poverty and social exclusion, such as Roma and migrants. (WHO/Europe)
  • Promote vaccinations among migrant populations in Europe
    To promote vaccination among migrant populations for elimination of vaccine-preventable diseases in Europe and reduce health inequalities, this is intended to complement European Union policies on disadvantaged groups by adding to understanding of the barriers that prevent migrants from being vaccinated, providing recommendations for policy-makers on the vaccination of migrants and preparing educational material for health professionals and migrants. (Institute of Preventive Medicine, Environmental and Occupational Health (Prolepsis), Marousi, Greece)
  • Two landscapes of NowHereland. Fact sheet policies
    Landscape 1 refers to a human rights perspective where emergency health care is named as the minimum health-care provision for undocumented migrants. Landscape 2 is a public health perspective and assumes that access to emergency care alone is an inefficient and less effective way of providing health care. (European Commission)
  • How health systems can address health inequities linked to migration and ethnicity
    Policy brief on reducing health inequities. Health systems must not only improve the services available to migrants and ethnic minorities but also address the social determinants of health in many sectors. (WHO/Europe)
  • Migration and health in the European Union (WHO)
    This book explores the overall context of migration and health in the European Union, addresses the rights of migrants to health and looks at problems in their access to health services, explores the challenges and opportunities in monitoring migrant health, reviews the health issues faced by migrants in Europe, discusses the policy response so far and the need for culturally responsive health services, provides examples of best practice, and looks at the policy implications of the findings presented.
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants on the Move in Europe. A multi-agency guidance note
    A brief guidance note prepared by WHO/Europe, UNHCR, IOM and seeking to provide advice on protecting and supporting the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe.
  • The Way Forward to Strengthened Policies and Practices for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Europe
    UNHCR, UNICEF, and IRC established a consultative process to support states to better operationalise their response for the protection of UASC in Europe –the Roadmap to Strengthened Policies and Practices and the document presents concrete recommendations developed as result of the consultative process.
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    Stakeholders & projects
    Organisations: 7Projects: 5
  • Information and evidence resources, issue briefs, case studies and evidence synthesis briefs that can inform policy-making.

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    Evidence and evidence-informed practice
    Databases: 15Overviews: 18
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    Policy & analysis
    Policy: 14Analysis: 13