The improvement of women’s health in crises is a key issue within the work of WHO’s Health Action in Crises. WHO's participation in inter-agency initiatives, work on sexual and reproductive health in crises including work to improve the health sector response to gender-based violence and projects and training activities related to gender are all examples of the Organization's commitment to improving women’s health in humanitarian settings.
Tools and Guidelines
Inter-Agency Initiatives & Partnerships
Areas of Women's Health in Crises
Reform of WHO’s emergency capacities
WHO is undergoing substantial reform to ensure the Organization's emergency capacities are fit for purpose
Emergency Response Framework (ERF)
ERF is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies.