CERF-funded Project

Colombia

Increasing life-saving health services during complex emergencies (20-UF-WHO-036)

Project overview

The main aim of this $1.1 million WHO project is to increase access to life-saving healthcare services and actions to reduce the impact of humanitarian crises in Amazonas, NariƱo, and Choco. WHO will equip 9 health facilities with essential medicine and supplies and enable 3,600 health consultations, mobilize 18 mobile health teams, strengthen surveillance systems of five municipalities and run three health risk awareness campaigns. In total, WHO aims to reach 100,594 people, including 16,531 women and 21,598 girls and among whom they expect to be 1,005 persons with disabilities.