Stepping Up Health Assistance to Displaced Communities in Vanuatu
IOM continues to provide targeted health assistance to displaced families in Vanuatu, conducting pre-departure medical screenings and providing measles vaccinations for children under 5 for a group to be temporarily relocated.
Supporting ethical and fair international labour recruitment practices
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing signs an agreement for IOM to conduct a large-scale research project on labour supply chains and the recruitment industry between the UAE and the South Asian nations of Nepal and India.
Ebola Response Training Expands across Sierra Leone
Week to week, IOM staff train roughly 300 national and international health care workers including doctors, nurses, hygienists, lab technicians, swab takers, ambulance drivers, burial workers and decontamination teams on basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).
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