Partnerships

The mission of CHH is to build capacity to meet the needs of refugees, displaced persons, and persons affected by humanitarian emergencies and disasters. To accomplish its mission, CHH partners with non-governmental organizations, national governments and their agencies, international agencies and academic institutions.

CHH works with its partners to develop, inform and coordinate on-the-ground responses to current emergencies and build capacity to respond to future emergencies. Programs are designed to:


The Center for Humanitarian Health works with a numerous of partner organizations worldwide. Below is a list of selected recent or ongoing collaborations.

International Organizations

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Course

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) The Johns Hopkins and Red Cross Red Crescent Public Health Guide in Emergencies 

International Organization for Migration (IOM) mHealth application for non-communicable disease management in mobile populations

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Population-based violence surveys, Community-based programming for sexual violence prevention and response

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UN Refugee Agency) Access and scaling of psychosocial programs, cash transfer evaluations

World Food Program (WFP) Cash transfer feasibility assessments and impact evaluations

World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center


Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)

International NGOs

Action Against Hunger (ACF) Point of use water treatment in recuperative malnutrition programs, Modelling Early Risk Indicators to Anticipate Malnutrition (MERIAM)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Shelter, cash and protection programming for migrants and refugees

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ethical dilemmas of health service provision in conflict

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Surgical care evaluations

Medair Trauma informed care for GBV survivors, conditional cash transfers for health

World Vision Community-based ebola interventions, Child Nutrition Impact Study

Surgeons OverSeas (SOS) Surgical capacity surveys, and population based surverys of surgical needs and injuries

Local NGOs

Promotion et Appui aux Initiatives de Développement Economique du Kivu (PAIDEK) Microfinance to improve resilience in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Syrian Arab Medical Society (SAMS) Ethical dilemmas of health service provision in conflict

Voice for Change (South Sudan) Community based programming for sexual violence prevention and response


Universities 

Al Mustansiriya University (Iraq) Health impacts of conflict in Iraq

American University of Beirut (Lebanon) Prehospital surveillance, Syrian refugee surveys

Lebanese American University (Lebanon) Unconditional cash transfers for Syrian refugees

Moi University (Kenya) Child Health Nutrition Impact Study

Muhimbili University College of Health and Allied Sciences (Tanzania) Access and scaling of psychosocial programs

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla (Ukraine) Trial of mental health interventions for internally displaced populations

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How can you request a consultation? Please email your name, organization name, phone, fax, and a brief description of your consulting needs to Ashley Boston, and we will contact you to set up a consultation. For additional information about center partnership opportunities; please email humanithealth@jhu.edu.


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