(2014/4/25) 세계 말리리아의 날 – 말라리아로부터 해방된 건강한 이주자를 위해

Switzerland - In 2012 there were some 207 million cases of malaria worldwide and an estimated 627,000 people died from the disease. In endemic countries, which include some of the world’s poorest nations, the burden placed on communities and households by malaria contributes significantly to the cycle of poverty.

This year’s World Malaria Day 2014 theme,Invest in the Future: Defeat Malaria addresses the impact of the disease on individuals and societies and examines the broader implications of malaria for the post-2015 Development Agenda.

Migrants and their families are one of the marginalized groups that are particularly at risk from the disease. Rising human mobility – over a billion people are now either internal or cross-border migrants – also exposes migrants including those forced to move, to greater risk than non-mobile populations. Entry and departure from malaria endemic and non-endemic areas increases their exposure to the disease…Read more

Posted on Fri, Apr-25-2014

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(2014/4/22) IOM 페루대표부, 아마존 지역에서 트래피킹 피해자 건강관리 실무자를 위한 트레이닝 실시

Peru - IOM Peru is this week holding a training workshop for healthcare workers in the remote Madre de Dios region in the Amazon who provide assistance to victims of human trafficking.

Some 30 specialists and technicians who work in the mobile health care unit Caravana de la Vida (Life Caravan) will attend the two-day workshop starting today in the city of Puerto Maldonado.   IOM Migration Health experts will focus on the special health needs of victims of human trafficking.

Discussions will also focus attention on reporting cases of human trafficking to the authorities and how to refer victims in need of more specialized care, additional assistance and protection…Read more

Posted on Tue, Apr-22-2014

최신보도자료 모음 돌아가기

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(2014/4/22) 캐리비안 지역 국가들, 개발 정책 관련해 송금과 다이아스포라의 참여 논의하기 위해 모여

Belgium - IOM and the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP by its Spanish acronym), in cooperation with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), are this week organizing a two-day workshop in St. Lucia to discuss strategies and mechanisms for improved use of remittances to increase their impact on the development of migrant communities of origin.

Over 25 participants from governments, the private sector, civil society and diasporas of OECS states (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Barbados, Guyana, Haiti and Jamaica will take part in the event in St. Lucia’s capital city of Castries to share their experiences, debate ideas and carry out project development exercises…Read more

Posted on Tue, Apr-22-2014

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(2014/4/22) IOM, 중앙아프리카공화국 보다(Boda)시에서 비식량물품과 건강 서비스 제공 시작

Central African Republic - Over the past week IOM has distributed over 700 emergency relief kits including buckets, jerry cans, blankets, mosquito nets, mats, and soap to 1,400 households in Boda in the Central African Republic (CAR).

The distribution, to roughly a quarter of the town’s displaced households, was made in close cooperation with Muslim and Christian displacement site leaders, who identified the most vulnerable, including pregnant women, the elderly and the sick. Kits were divided according to specific needs…Read more

Posted on Tue, Apr-22-2014

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