Coping with Crises: How To Meet Reproductive Health Needs in Crisis Situations

This brief discusses the following points:

  • Urgent reproductive health care needs during crisis situations include safe motherhood, protection from and response to sexual and gender-based violence, prevention and treatment of STIs including HIV/AIDS, access to family planning methods, and adolescent reproductive health.
  • Local health care service providers can best serve the needs of refugees dispersed within communities.
  • Materials such as the Inter-Agency Field Manual and Minimum Initial Service Package provide guidelines for local providers.

 

Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2006
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English