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27 Apr 2011 description

sted in Issue 115 - April 2011 News from PAHO/WHO

In December 2010, 26 experts from the international humanitarian community met in Cuba to discuss the use of field hospitals and foreign medical teams during emergency situations. The meeting was organized by PAHO/WHO and included representatives from international organizations, NGOs, and other interested parties coming from the Americas, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and other regions.

31 Oct 2010 description

Issue 114 - October 2010

Editorial

- Field Hospitals and Medical Teams in the Aftermath of Earthquakes

The Interview

- Jeremy Collymore, Executive director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

News form PAHO/WHO

- Supporting Health Services for Displaced Populations in Colombia

- Training for Health Professionals for Assessing the Economic Impact of Disasters

Other Organizations

- The HELP course offers useful tools for disaster situations

- International Day for Disaster Reduction, 2010: "Making Cities Resilient"

- The CDC …

13 Oct 2010 description

Washington, D.C., 13 de octubre del 2010 (OPS)--Con motivo de la celebración del Día Internacional para la Reducción de los Desastres, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) hace un llamado a desarrollar ciudades resilientes y tomar medidas y acciones prácticas para reducir el riesgo y lograr que los hospitales y las instalaciones de salud puedan seguir funcionando en situaciones de emergencias y desastres. El llamado a los gobiernos, a los alcaldes, la comunidad internacional y la sociedad civil, es importante en vista de recientes desastres como los de Haití, Chile o Pakistán, …