The R2HC programme aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.

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R2HC Call for Proposals is OPEN

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.

Ebola treatment beds prevented thousands of new cases and deaths

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.

The role of traditional healers in health crises

R2HC funds new project: As Ebola ravages a vulnerable Healthcare System, Liberian NGO probes the role of Traditional Healers in the Health crisis

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Stakeholder perspectives on completed PM+ research in Peshawar, Pakistan

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.

Feasibility and acceptability of a new self-help intervention

Exploring self-help interventions in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement, now home to over 22 000 South Sudanese refugees

Challenges of implementing a rigorous, innovative research methodology in a humanitarian setting: national partner perspectives

Rana Dajani, Founder and Director of Taghyeer, and Noura Shahed, No Lost Generation Project Coordinator with Mercy Corps Jordan, are key collaborating partners with Yale University responsible for coordinating local data collection across research project sites in Jordan.

ELRHA is hosted by Save the Children, a registered charity in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570)..

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