Report of an Inter-regional Roundtable Discussion On: Addressing Health Vulnerabilities of Migrants in Large Migration Flows. Asia-Europe Foundation and IOM. (2016)


The Inter-regional Roundtable Discussion on “Addressing Health Vulnerabilities of Migrants in Large Migration Flows”, co-organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on 25 April 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland, marked the first expert-level Roundtable aimed at examining unprecedented migrant health issues emerging across Asia and Europe. The discussion focused on a comparative analysis of the public health challenges faced in transit and receiving nations in the Mediterranean Sea and the Andaman Sea.

The Roundtable brought together 40 participants, experts and representatives from the governments, UN agencies, inter- and non-governmental organisations and the to share and discuss their experience, knowledge and perspectives on the challenges and interventions made by countries and humanitarian actors to address the recent migration crisis in Asia and Europe.


Keywords: migration, health, communicable diseases, support, human rights

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