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HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION STAFF AREACTIVELY INVOLVED IN PROVIDING HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TOREFUGEES AFFECTED BY THE PREVAILING DROUGHT IN THE HORNOF AFRICA . In Kenya the International Organization for Migration is involved in facilitating predeparture healthscreeni

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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The International Organization for Migration Kenya

The International Organization for Migration Kenya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) office in Nairobi, Kenya was established in 1993, following acooperation agreement signed between IOM and the Government of Kenya in 1983, making it the first Africancountry to join IOM in 1985. IOM in Kenya seeks to address migration challeng

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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URBAN MIGRANT HEALTH PILOT PROGRAMME

URBAN MIGRANT HEALTH PILOT PROGRAMME

“OUR AIM IS TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE TB, HIV, REPRODUCTIVE CHILD HEALTH, AND PRIMARY CARE TO URBANMIGRANTS AND THEIR HOST COMMUNITIES” In partnership with the Government of Kenya, and at both national and local levels, the International Organizationfor Migration (IOM) offers health

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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SCALE-UP OF HIV PREVENTION ALONG TRANSPORT CORRIDORS

SCALE-UP OF HIV PREVENTION ALONG TRANSPORT CORRIDORS

“WE ARE SUPPORTING THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT IN SCALING UP COMBINATION HIV PREVENTION ALONGTRANSPORT CORRIDORS” Nearly 30 years ago, the HIV epidemic was first identified as a major problem along East Africa’s road axes. Whiletransport corridors are no longer the primary source of ne

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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IMPROVING HIV PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE IN EMERGENCIES

IMPROVING HIV PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE IN EMERGENCIES

“AS CO-CONVENER OF THE JOINT UN TEAM ON AIDS (JUNTA), IOM IS BUILDING THE CAPACITYOF STAKEHOLDERS IN KENYA TO PREPARE AND RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES IN KENYA.” Kenya frequently experiences drought, land conflicts and flooding. Such humanitarian crises often result in increased vulner

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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EMERGENCY CHOLERA RESPONSE PROGRAMME

EMERGENCY CHOLERA RESPONSE PROGRAMME

“IOM WORKS WITH PARTNERS TO REDUCE THE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITYOF COMMUNITIES VULNERABLE TO CHOLERA” With limited access to basic health care and safe drinking water, Kenya has suffered several cholera outbreaks in vulnerableregions since 1971. Cholera, an acute diarrhoeal disease

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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HIV COMBINATION PREVENTION PILOT FOR VULNERABLE MIGRANT WOMEN

HIV COMBINATION PREVENTION PILOT FOR VULNERABLE MIGRANT WOMEN

“OUR AIM IS TO PROVIDE  FEMALE SEX WORKERS WITH TARGETED HIV PREVENTION AND INTEGRATED PRIMARY HEALTH SERVICES” In 2010, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) led an integrated biological and behaviouralsurveillance survey among migrant female sex workers in Nairobi. 

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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MIGRATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT CENTRE, NAIROBI

MIGRATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT CENTRE, NAIROBI

“OUR MISSION IS TO ENSURE MIGRANTS ARE FIT TO TRAVEL IN A SAFE ANDDIGNIFIED MANNER” The Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC), in Nairobi provides the opportunity to promote the health of migrantsthrough the initiation of preventative and curative interventions for conditions th

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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SOMALI HIV HOT-SPOT MAPPING: EXPLORING HIV VULNERABILITY AMONG POPULATIONS AT INCREASED RISK OF INFECTION (2008)

SOMALI HIV HOT-SPOT MAPPING: EXPLORING HIV VULNERABILITY AMONG POPULATIONS AT INCREASED RISK OF INFECTION (2008)

Somalia lacks strategic information for an effective and evidence-based response to the HIV epidemic.Since no epidemiological study has been conducted in Somalia on HIV risk behaviours and populationsat risk, little is known about the dynamics of transactional sex, and its implications on HIVv

by International Organization for Migration - Posted Apr, 22

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PUTTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH BACK ON THE AGENDA

PUTTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH BACK ON THE AGENDA

Dr. Ahmed Hersi joined the Somali army and left for Russia in 1982. He finally settled in London where he completed his doctorate in public health. Now, for the first time in 30 years, Dr. Hersi is back to work in Somaliland. As apart of Transition Initiatives for Stabilization’s (TIS) Migrati

by Transition Initiatives for Stabilization- SOMALIA - Posted Apr, 22

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