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The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:57
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) published a new report entitled “Cities of Rights: Ensuring Health Care for Undocumented Migrants”, which reveals how cities in Europe are providing access to health care to those who are not eligible to benefit from public health systems. Many cities in Europe are filling this gap because they realise the importance of good health for social cohesion and public health in general. As stated by the PICUM Director, Michele LeVoy, “In a political climate that increasingly looks for ways to shut migrants out, cities have...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 12:18
This report released by Amnesty International in March analyses the situation of Syrian refugees in Jordan and their access to health care. With many refugees in Jordan being unable to receive the necessary medical treatments due to a lack of money or documents, the report calls for a greater involvement of the international community and a better commitment of the Jordan government to ensure access to health care for everyone. "Living on the margins: Syrian refugees struggle to access health care in Jordan features heart-rending cases of refugees in need of emergency care to treat injuries...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 12:54
  Migrants may be subjected to multiple discrimination, violence and exploitation, all of which often directly affect their physical and mental health. In addition, migrants may have health problems that are not well known or understood in their new countries of residence. To compound this problem, legal and socioeconomic barriers impede access to health services in many cases; in cases where migrants do have access to health services, these may not be migrant-sensitive or culturally and linguistically appropriate.    n this publication, the...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 11:18
In August 2009, Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE), Inc., in partnership with the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center Metamedica / Health Care and Culture (VUMC-MHCC) in the Netherlands, began the conduct of an action research on mental health issues of women migrant workers. The study is a pioneering effort to further enrich our knowledge on the psycho-social dimensions of overseas domestic work. Through the use of quantitative and qualitative research techniques, the study team looked into the stressors affecting women migrant domestic workers, the manifestations of stress and its...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 10:44
A Research on Individual and Structural Determinants of Stress and Mental Health Problems of Filipino Women Migrant Domestic Workers. In the framework of the Joint Migration and Development Initiatives (JMDI) and supported by the European Commission-United Nations (EC-UN), the Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE), Inc., in partnership with the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center Metamedica / Health Care and Culture (VUMC-MHCC) carried out this participatory research to shed light on the mental health of women migrant domestic workers. The data produced is rich and gives good insight on the...