Reproductive Health Assessment After Disaster: Introduction to the RHAD Toolkit

Division of Reproductive Health/ National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion /Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.
Journal of Women's Health (Impact Factor: 2.05). 06/2011; 20(8):1123-7. DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2011.3021
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This article reviews associations between disaster and the reproductive health of women, describes how Hurricane Katrina influenced our understanding about postdisaster reproductive health needs, and introduces a new toolkit that can help health departments assess postdisaster health needs among women of reproductive age.

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