Tag: hospital preparedness for disasters

 
Mass casualty disaster preparedness

Disaster Risk Management: Mass Casualty Management Preparedness

Disasters from natural, technological, military and societal hazards lead to large numbers of fatal and non-fatal casualties. The preparedness of a responsive healthcare facility for disasters begins to immediately determine the weight of the ensuing statistics, outcomes and ultimate impact of the disasters on the individual, the health worker andRead More

Hospital building on fire

Disaster Risk Management for Healthcare Facilities

By MedEquip. Updated August 18, 2017 The 2008-2009 focus of the biennial World Disaster Reduction Campaign was on “Hospitals Safe from Disasters: Reduce Risk, Protect Health facilities, Save Lives”. In that global effort, WHO established partnership with the secretariat of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and theRead More

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