World Health Organisation Technical Guidance for Refugees and Migrants – Health

The series, produced in collaboration with the European Commission, contains six publications, each one addressing a specific aspect of migrant healthcare. The publications include tools, case studies and evidence to help inform practices and policies.

The topics addressed in the six publications are:

  • Children’s health
  • Health promotion
  • Healthy ageing
  • Maternal and newborn health
  • Mental health
  • Prevention of noncommunicable diseases

The publications are available to download below.

More information on the WHO Regional Office for Europe’s work on migration and health can be found at the WHO Migration and Health topic page.


Health of refugee and migrant children
Technical guidance

Health of older refugees and migrants
Technical guidance

Health promotion for improved refugee and migrant health
Technical guidance

Improving the health care of pregnant refugee and migrant women and newborn children
Technical guidance

Mental health promotion and mental health care in refugees and migrants
Technical guidance

Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in refugees and migrants
Technical guidance