The R2HC programme aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.
Alastair Ager and Paul Spiegel discuss the need for health research in an ever evolving humanitarian landscape and how the R2HC programme has been a vital contributor.
This year we funded seven new projects to carry out research to support health in humanitarian crises. Find out more about them...
Today Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the International Rescue Committee launch their tool to
Cash transfers are one of the most salient innovation of humanitarian programming in the last decade. However there is a dearth of rigorous research that compares humanitarian outcomes across assistance modalities.
The need for expanding the scope for addressing the menstrual hygiene needs of girls and women during emergencies
When women ad girls are displaced they often face many challenges such as traveling long distances and taking refuge in crowded camps, in these situations there is little privacy to manage menstruation.
An updated from Johns Hopkins University on their research into IPV amongst Congolese refugees living in Nyarugusu camp, Tanzania