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Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training

August 27, 2018 - August 31, 2018

$1050

INTRODUCTION

Although many emergencies and disasters are often unpredictable, much can be done to reduce their health impact by reducing the risks and by strengthening the response capacity of communities at risk.

Population growth, expansion into previously uninhabited areas, and environmental degradation have all increased the exposure of most countries to natural hazards including cyclonic storms, floods, and famine, while exposure to hazards such as earthquakes and tsunamis is ever-present in many regions of the world.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

To build the capacity of the healthcare team – To train in the health care of children up to 12, with a special focus on children under 5 years of age, in disaster situations.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • concepts in disaster management
  • Public health impact in general: prevalence rate, incidence rate, crude mortality rate, crude fatality rate
  • Public health impact in children: immediate (death, injury, mental health), medium (common illnesses, mental health), long-term (nutrition, communicable diseases, disability and mental health)
  • Trauma and injury
  • Mass casualty management: pre-hospital, hospital and triage.
  • Search and rescue, evacuation and first aid
  • Immediate Medical Response:
  • Threat of communicable diseases
  • Outbreak, epidemic, endemic, pandemic.
  • Early warning of diseases
  • Mental health
  • Risk factors
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Infant and young child feeding
  • Children with special needs

EVENT DETAILS & ONLINE REGISTRATION

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Details

Start:
August 27, 2018
End:
August 31, 2018
Cost:
$1050
Event Category:
Website:
https://goo.gl/fKzTJJ

Venue

Appleton Resort
Utumishi Co-Op House, Mamlaka Rd, Nairobi, Kenya, P.O BOX 9556
Nairobi,Nairobi00300Kenya
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