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Assessment of health related factors affecting reintegration of migrants in Armenia

Assessment of health related factors affecting reintegration of migrants in Armenia
Type
Rapport
Pays
Arménie
Région
Europe de l’Est et du Sud-Est et Asie centrale
Organisation
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Année
2013
Auteur
E. Bakhshinyan

The report assesses the relevant laws, policies, services and infrastructures available in Armenia for returning migrants with acute health problems and their degree of implementation. It identifies the gaps in health care system for migrants and returnees with medical problems and suggests specific recommendations to this end. The report dwells on the access of returnees and migrants to the public and private health care systems, the costs involved, analyses on the insurance system available for various categories of migrants. Assessment was conducted and the report was published within the framework of IOM’s “Measures to Enhance the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants with a Chronic Medical Condition Residing in the EU” (AVRR-MC) Regional Project funded by the European Return Fund and the Government of the Netherlands. Parts of this assessment were included in IOM publication “Challenges in the reintegration of return migrants suffering from chronic medical conditions.  Assessments conducted in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, Kosovo/UNSC 1244, Mongolia and Morocco”.  In Armenia however, the assessment has a larger scope, included additional issues, and was therefore published as a separate report.