Telemedicine online services to Somalia


Addressing the health sector gaps and expert-to-expert knowledge transfer


Suomen Kotilääkäripalvelu (SKP) provides technological and human resources in form of telemedicine consultations and services in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Somaliland. The collaboration started in 2015 and the main objective is to provide support to increase the quality of maternal and dental health care provision in targeted public health institutions in Somaliland.

Migrants lead fight against TB

Tuberculosis, or TB, continues to be the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent worldwide, according to the Global TB Report 2017. Every day, there are 28,000 new TB cases and 4,500 related deaths.

On 24 March, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and other partners will honor the many ‘Leaders for a TB-free world’ for World Tuberculosis Day.


Terve tulevaisuus – Health material for refugees, asylum seekers and health professionals

The objective of IOM Health promotion project “Terve tulevaisuus – Health material for refugees, asylum seekers and health professionals” was to promote health care standards for the target groups. The project was implemented by IOM Helsinki during the years 2010-2011. Project partners included the Finnish Midwifes’ Association, the Union of Health and Social Care Professionals of Finland, and the local NGO Africarewo.