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


Why is funding research and evidence crucial 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.

New Research Studies for R2HC

This year we funded seven new projects to carry out research to support health in humanitarian crises. Find out more about them...

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies Toolkit

Today Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the International Rescue Committee launch their tool to


SH+ trial completed: what are the next steps?

The Self Help Plus (SH+) Uganda team is pleased to announce that primary data collection for the full-scale clinical trial of SH+ wrapped up with the close of 2017.

Why invest in more research for cash programming?

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.

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

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