Health Emergencies Training- Review and Planning

Fig: Health Emergency as a Cycle

  1. Community
  • Community resilience – risk communication in the schools, vulnerable population and community initiatives
  • First Aid training to the volunteers
  • Links to Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)

     2. Pre-hospital

  • Systematic identification, training, Rostering and mobilization of volunteer community first responders, Community Emergency Medical Technicians (CEMT)
  • Standardized and coordinated ambulance network
  • Development and implementation of standardized referral protocols and pathways.

 Declaration from Pre-hospital conference

   3. Hospital

  • Safety assessment of health facilities- Structural, Non-Structural and Functional
  • Hospital preparedness and readiness for response to mass casualty and outbreak management
  • Strengthening of Hub and satellite hospitals networks, communication and referral linkages
  • Testing and updating of emergency response plans (Functional Activation)
  • Establishing Emergency medical logistics warehouse and stockpiles

   4. Post-hospital

  • Facilitate access to information and services for persons with disabilities through vulnerable focal points
  • Stockpiling / pre-positioning of assistive devices/mobility aids
  • Setting up of ‘Step Down Care Facilities’ in or near hub and satellite hospitals including open space
  • Referral linkages with hub and satellite hospital networks; specialized rehabilitation service providers, community based rehabilitation; and social protection agencies

Declaration from First Post hospital care for emergencies in Nepal

First National Conference on Post Hospital Care for Emergencies in Nepal

Some Glimpses of First National Conference on Post Hospital Care for Emergencies in Nepal