The R2HC programme aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.
Following last year’s call for proposals, nine applicants were awarded R2HC funding.
FUNDING ALERT: apply to conduct research exploring public health practice in humanitarian crises. The R2HC 4th Call for Proposals is OPEN. Join the webinar on 2 June for more info.
R2HC-funded research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine highlights how an increase in Ebola treatment beds prevented 57,000 Ebola cases and 40,000 deaths in Sierra Leone, but calculates that introducing beds just one month earlier may have halved the outbreak.
A quality improvement approach to ameliorate reproductive health services in an emergency context in the DRC
Despite the second Congo War in (DRC) officially ending in 2003, even more women are dying from complications of pregnancy and childbirth now than they were during the war. Why is this happening, and what can it tell us about women’s health in areas of conflict?
It's been a busy year at the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, as a team of mental health professionals and trained non-specialists began implementing and evaluating the Problem Management Plus (PM+) program.