In a significant shift from the Euro-Western model of compartmentalized surgical education, the National Board of Examinations – the MoH’s apex body for post graduate medical education – has developed a 3 year Rural Surgery course. The syllabus emphasizes basic surgical skills and management of traumas and emergencies;
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The objective of this project is to evaluate the existing plan through a questionnaire given to the members of the emergency team of the current plan and design a more efficient and flexible working plan, analysing their responses and studying other presently practiced emergency plans.
On January 12, 2010, at 16.50, a devastating earthquake of high magnitude (7.0) struck the island of Haiti. Two hundred thousand lives were lost in the first few seconds. Those who survived the initial overwhelming event were left with severe physical and psychological injuries.
Expatriate health care professionals participate in a range of global health activities in developing nations. Healthcare professionals play key roles in the international response to humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters.
The Sphere Project’s Handbook (Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response), is recognised as a key reference tool for effective and quality-oriented coordination of emergency interventions.
With the growing concern around the impact of climate changes and the potential development of more violence and conflicts to come, and consequently more mass victimization, there will be a growing need for quality training.
Modern transportation methods, increased number of vehicles and increased vehicle millage per day are considered to be a main causative factor for a development of another new health challenge in our health system “the road traffic accidents (RTA)”.
Session outline Parallel session PS18, Friday, September 1 2006, 11:00-12:30 Chair(s): Félix Bollman, Switzerland, Pierre Perrin, Switzerland Reduced Access to Health for People with Disability: An Overview of Causes for an Effective Environmental and Human Rights Approach Patrick Fourgeyrollas, Institut de Réadaptation en Déficience Physique de Québec – IRDPQ, Québec, Canada People with Disabilities at Times of Disaster […]
Recent natural disasters in the world (Gujarat, Bam, Kashmir and Yogyakarta) and man-made crises (war in Sierra Leone, Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan) have unfortunately shown that people with disabilities tend to be disproportionally victims of disaster and conflict.
Session Outline Parallel session PS16, Tuesday, May 27 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 17 Chair(s): Syed Al Junid, Professor of Health Economics and consultant for public health medicine, United Nations University-International Institute of Global Health, Malaysia, Antoine Hadengue, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland People’s Movements for Health: Activist Practice and […]