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

Updates

Evidence and co-ordination for WASH: Making progress

The latest progress towards improving co-ordination and prioritisation of WASH research - including the recent article published by Conflict and Health which sets out research priorities for humanitarian WASH, and the Global WASH Cluster's new Technical Working Group (TWiG).

Improving mental health care in humanitarian crises

Elrha has co-edited the upcoming edition of ODI’s Humanitarian Exchange magazine – a special edition focusing on evidence-based mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for people affected by crises.

What next for menstrual hygiene in emergencies – a call for further action

Enabling women and girls to manage their periods is increasingly on the radar of humanitarian agencies but is still taboo and easily neglected when faced with more immediate crises within emergency settings. To address the range of challenges, more time must be spent listening to what women need...

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Tackling the Burden of Acute Malnutrition

Update from IRC on the testing of a treatment protocol that allows for children suffering SAM & MAM to be treated in the same location using a streamlined Combined Protocol.

From the Front Lines: A Surgeon on Increasing Access to Emergency C-Sections When No Anesthetist is Available

In May 2018, the project welcomed a team of ten clinicians from the Turkana County hospitals to Sagam Community Hospital for a week's ESM-Ketamine training course.

Tackling extreme heat – changing behaviours, changing policy

How best to ensure Emergency Departments are properly prepared for extreme heat events, and how vulnerable people can be forewarned and protect themselves

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