Migration and COVID-19 Resource Platform
Our resource platform on migration and COVID-19 hosts over 20 Migration and COVID-19 situational and policy briefs from migration contexts globally.
The UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health published two years ago
Today Lancet Migration continues to work hard to transform evidence into action at local, regional, & global levels to improve migrant health, building on the recommendations of the Commission. The 2018 UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health including commentaries and associated publications can be found here. The Commission presents evidence based approaches to inform public discourse and policy to address migration as a global health priority, including proposing recommendations for maximising the health of all people on the move. It was the result of a two-year project led by 20 leading experts from 13 countries, and with 46 contributing authors on the final report and is the most comprehensive review of the available evidence on migration and health to date.
Launch of Lancet Migration
On February 5th 2020 a panel discussion, event and commentary in The Lancet marked the start of: 'Lancet Migration: global collaboration to advance migration health'. The Lancet Migration global collaboration is a collaboration between The Lancet and researchers, implementers, and others in the field of migration and health that aims to address evidence gaps and drive policy change, building on the recommendations of the UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health published in December 2018. The full recording of the event can be viewed here. To learn more about how to engage with Lancet Migration visit here.
Policy and public engagement
Over the last two years the Commission has held a series of national, regional and international research and policy events, and has made official interventions and organised high-level panels on migration health at the Global Compact for Migration, the World Health Assembly and the UN General Assembly. A series of regional policy roundtables and consultations on universal health coverage and migration were organised between January-September 2019, from which policy briefs were produced, such as this one from the Southern African region.