Humanitarian Health Action

Each monthly issue of the Health Emergency Highlights contains information on the current humanitarian context, the health priorities and response operations in the three to four focus countries for that month. Each issue also highlights policy work in the area of health humantiarian action done by WHO and partners, events and thematic issues related to health in emergencies.

  • May 2014
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    This issue features the health situation and health cluster response to humanitarian crisis and cholera in the Republic of South Sudan, the Balkans flooding: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia, report on WHO's work in emergencie at the World Health Assembly, WHA technical briefing on "Health Care under Attack: call for action".
  • April 2014
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    This issue features the health situation and health cluster response to Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, humanitarian crises in Central African Republic and Yemen and WHO and the post 2015 Development Agenda.
  • March 2014
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    This issue features the health situation and health cluster response to Philippines, the Syrian Arab Republic, South Sudan and information on Foreing Medical teams.
  • Archives (2013)
    Monthly issues of the Health Emergency Highlights for 2013

Health Action in Crises Monthly Highlights

The distribution of the Monthly Highlights was interrupted in September 2011. As of November 2012 they have been replaced by Health in emergencies highlights.

Health Action in Crises weekly highlights

The distribution of the weekly Highlights was interrupted in February 2010. As of September 2010 they have been replaced by a more comprehensive monthly version.