Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Inter-agency reproductive health kits for crisis situations

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Authors:
UNFPA and the Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Refugee Situations

Publication details

Number of pages: 37
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English

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Overview

This document is a manual for the effective use of the Inter-agency reproductive health kits in crisis situations. It provides information on use, contents and ordering procedures for a set of kits as of December 2006. The reproductive kit comprises 12 " sub kits" for use at different health care levels. They are designed e.g. to provide contraceptives, to treat sexually transmitted diseases, to ensure a clean and safe delivery or to manage the consequences of rape. Since the development of the Inter-agency emergency reproductive health kits in 1996, these kits have been updated regularly.