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
Emergency Response Framework (ERF)
ERF is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies.
Reform of WHO’s emergency capacities
WHO is undergoing substantial reform to ensure the Organization's emergency capacities are fit for purpose