Health Sector Response to GBV: National Guideline on providing care and prevention for Health Care Providers

No. of pages: 82

Publication date: 2014

Author: Dr. Lakshmen Senanayake

Publisher: Health Protection Agency and UNFPA

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These national guidelines will support healthcare providers in providing high-quality and comprehensive services to survivors of GBV and also to prevent GBV in the community. The guidelines will provide medical providers with direction to manage GBV survivors.

The guideline is intended to provide guidance to all categories of health staff, but primarily for Doctors, Nurses, and Primary health care workers considered as the health care providers directly involved in providing care to survivors of GBV as the first contact person in the health sector.