Humanitarian Health Action

Global humanitarian health action network

WHO Country Offices Health Action in Crises focal points contact information

WHO working with partners

The World Health Organization (WHO) operates in more than 40 countries dealing with humanitarian health emergencies of all kinds ranging from disease outbreaks to conflicts to natural disasters. In all instances, WHO relies on partners through networks, such as the Global Health Cluster, Standby Partners, Emergency Medical Teams and the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network.

Inter-agency collaboration

News and background information on WHO's collaboration with other agencies and the products from this collaboration including information about Inter-Agency Standing Committee Global Health Cluster.

Academic and Research Institutions

Academic and Research Instutions with WHO's collaboration.

Non-governmental Organizations

List of some Non-Governmental Organizations working in collaboration with WHO.

Reform of WHO’s emergency capacities

WHO is undergoing substantial reform to ensure the Organization's emergency capacities are fit for purpose

Events

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)

ERF is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies.