Humanitarian Health Action

Chile health situation - archive

Health services in Chile and Peru on alert following earthquake

2 April 2014, Santiago, Chile – Chile and Peru’s health services are on alert following the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck both countries on 1st of April 2014. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is in contact with health officials from both countries to provide any health cooperation that may be needed.

Technical guidelines

Country profile


WHO condemns rising violence against health care workers, patients

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – “Health care and violence: the need for effective protection” a high-level debate on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)

ERF is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies.