Humanitarian Health Action

Global Health Cluster

The Global Health Cluster (GHC), under the leadership of the World Health Organization, is made up of more than 40 international humanitarian health organizations that have been working together to build partnerships and mutual understanding and to develop common approaches to humanitarian health action.

Highlights

Partner Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 17-19 June 2015

The Partner Meeting is the representative body of the Cluster. It reviews the reports and activities of the GHC partners, the Strategic Advisory Group and the GHC Unit at WHO and, where appropriate and required, endorses them. Partners meet face-to-face twice a year.

Health Cluster Forum, Hammamet, Tunisia, 23-27 March 2015

The Health Cluster Forum aims to update Health Cluster Coordinators (HCCs) on recent strategic and technical developments, to provide a forum to share lessons learned and good practices, to conduct an evaluation of the technical support provided to Country Health Clusters, and to strengthen the linkages between the Global Health Cluster and Country Health Clusters. It also provides an opportunity to identify and recommend measures for improving Country Health Cluster performance, including improved support from Headquarters and Regional Offices. This year edition will see the participation of 20 Health Cluster Coordinators from all 6 WHO Regions.