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Shattered Lives, Unbroken SpiritsJan 15, 2019
Kyiv — This year the conflict in eastern Ukraine, largely forgotten by the international media, will mark its fifth anniversary. IOM and other humanitarian agencies working in the country estimate that 3.5 million people in Ukraine still need assistance.
New study on Nexus Between Migration and HIV in BelarusNov 30, 2018
Minsk – IOM and UNAIDS has issued a study on nexus between migration and HIV among different groups of migrants living in Belarus to identify the gaps and build up a strategy for further work with the Government to ensure migrants’ health. The research is first of its kind done in Belarus – to...
HIV and TB risks to Migrants Studied in the South CaucasusNov 30, 2018
“People have a negative perception of migrants, so I prefer not to get tested for HIV in Georgia”, said a labor migrant taking part in a focus group on HIV and tuberculosis. The discussion was part of a research project by IOM in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, which had its concluding workshop...
RD Visits Uzbekistan to Strengthen Mutual CooperationOct 08, 2018
Regional Director Argentina Szabados visited the Uzbek capital Tashkent last week to meet with high-level counterparts from Parliament, Ministries, the National Human Rights Centre, the Women's Committee of Uzbekistan, Deputy Prime Minister Ms Tanzila Narbaeva, and the heads of the other UN...
"Simultaneously at the service of migrants and of our member states" - Message from New DGOct 02, 2018
On Monday (01/10), António Vitorino of Portugal became Director General of IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency. Mr. Vitorino succeeds veteran United States diplomat William Lacy Swing, who served two five-year terms as Director General.
The UN Common Position on HIV, TB and Viral Hepatitis: Links to Migration By Dr Jaime CalderonOct 01, 2018
Ending tuberculosis (TB), HIV and viral hepatitis by 2030 is part of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on health and well-being but cannot be achieved by the health sector alone. A number of socioeconomic and environmental determinants affect these ongoing epidemics in European and central...