ODYSSEY

 MIGRATION AND MOBILITY PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH HUB

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OUR PROJECTS

 

 

Who are we? The Odyssey Hub comprises of researchers from the Curtin University School of Public Health, working in collaboration with researchers from other disciplines and international institutions to investigate issues relating to public health, population mobility and migration in the Asia-Pacific region.

Our mission is to foster multidisciplinary, inter-sectoral and multi-level collaborations and capacity-building to:

  1. Understand the causes and consequences of public health issues affecting mobile and migrant populations in the Asia-Pacific region, and

  2. Develop and evaluate ethical and evidence-informed responses to improve health and socio-economic outcomes for mobile and migrant populations in the Asia-Pacific region. 

What do we do? The Odyssey Hub aims to improve planning, health promotion, service delivery and policy for mobile and migrant populations in the Asia-Pacific region by:

 

  1. Conducting original qualitative and quantitative research and synthesising existing knowledge to identify and understand emerging public health issues and build the evidence-base about the relationship between migration, mobility and health

  2. Building the capacity of mobile and migrant populations to design, conduct and apply public health research to address the needs of their communities

  3. Creating structures and mechanisms for collaboration between researchers, government agencies and community organisations working with mobile and migrant populations

  4. Engaging with decision-makers, practitioners and affected populations to facilitate knowledge translation and strengthen research impact

  5. Providing workforce training to health and other key service providers based on principles of best practice

  6. Offering training, support and mentorship to early career researchers from the Asia-Pacific region in relation to migration, population mobility and health

  7. Evaluating and advocating for the scaling-up of evidence-informed reforms to improve health and social outcomes for migrant and mobile populations. 

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