Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

A health coordinator in the field is required to quickly assess the needs of a population in a humanitarian emergency, initiate start-up procedures, and coordinate the response over a period of months or longer. The efficiency and effectiveness of this process depends on the experience, knowledge, and skills of the coordinator. Essentials of Public Health and Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies provides a practical overview for health coordinators in assessing, coordinating, and implementing medical and public health responses in disaster and conflict environments. The book aims to achieve this in two parts. Part one covers foundational information such as the role of the coordinator; project assessment and start-up; standards, protocols, and guidelines; project strategy and accountability; and basic epidemiological measurements and tools. Part two goes on to discuss the implementation of programs and services like nutrition, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), management of chronic disease, community health promotion, sexual and reproductive health, health information systems and disease surveillance. With the addition of useful appendices and case studies, Essentials of Public Health and Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies is a resource for those in the medical, public health, and international humanitarian aid sectors who care about the health of populations at risk. Details essential foundational knowledge as well as protocols, guidelines, and standard procedures for lead international agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, SPHERE, and the Inter-agency Working Group Written by author who has coordinated emergency response in conflict environments such as Kosovo, Central Asia (Tajikistan), Afghanistan, Darfur, Gaza and the OPT, Somaliland, Syria, and Iraq Elaborates on the actual tasks and skills related to field work in coordinating and implementing a response for complex humanitarian emergencies

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Joanna Kotcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128189108
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Author : Joanna Kotcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

A health coordinator in the field is required to quickly assess the needs of a population in a humanitarian emergency, initiate start-up procedures, and coordinate the response over a period of months or longer. The efficiency and effectiveness of this process depends on the experience, knowledge, and skills of the coordinator. Essentials of Public Health and Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies provides a practical overview for health coordinators in assessing, coordinating, and implementing medical and public health responses in

Humanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector

Humanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Pan American Health Org
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKHumanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector

Emergencies and disaster situations are harsh testing grounds for the logistical and organisational capacity of affected countries, and this is especially true in the health sector. The acquisition, storage, mobilisation and distribution of drugs and pharmaceutical supplies to the victims of a disaster require efficient handling and use of resources. This publication provides guidelines for authorities and organisations for the management of planning for disasters, and underlines the fact that each step in the supply chain should be seen as

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness
  • Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKDisaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

“What a wonderful resource!"--Doody's Medical Reviews “The 4th Edition is unique in recognizing the rapid changes in both the causes of crises and the latest attempts to provide timely multidisciplinary approaches to the practice of this growing specialty...Evident throughout this edition is the call to identify crisis leadership among the increasingly talented base of nurses who have responsibility to move the profession to recognize and accept that they can be advocates for better planning, coordination, education and training.”

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law
  • Author : Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 12 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law

Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of these many new challenges. Central concerns include the war on terror, new forms of armed conflict and humanitarian action, the emergence of international criminal justice, and the reshaping of fundamental rules and consensus in a multipolar world. ThePractical Guide to Humanitarian Law provides the precise meaning and content for over 200 terms such as terrorism, refugee, genocide, armed conflict, protection, peacekeeping,

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness
  • Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 24 August 2012
GET THIS BOOKDisaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

The new edition of this AJN Book of the Year continues to provide nurses with the most comprehensive, current, and reliable information available so they can develop the skills to efficiently and effectively respond to disasters or public health emergencies. Meticulously researched and reviewed by the worldís foremost experts in preparedness for terrorism, natural disasters, and other unanticipated health emergencies, the text has been revised and updated with significant new content, including 10 new chapters and a digital adjunct teacher's

Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine
  • Author : Amy Kravitz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKOxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine

The Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine is a practical guide covering all aspects of the provision of care in humanitarian situations and complex emergencies. It includes evidence-based clinical guidance, aimed specifically at resource limited situations, as well as essential non-clinical information relevant for people working in field operations and development. The handbook provides clear recommendations, from the experts, on the unique challenges faced by health providers in humanitarian settings including clinical presentations for which conventional medical training offers little preparation.

Essentials of Clinical Social Work

Essentials of Clinical Social Work
  • Author : Jerrold R. Brandell
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 21 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Clinical Social Work

This brief version of Jerrold R. Brandell’s Theory & Practice of Clinical Social Work assembles coverage of the most vital topics for courses in Clinical Social Work/Advanced Practice. Written by established contributors in the field, this anthology addresses frameworks for treatment, therapeutic modalities, specialized clinical issues and themes, and dilemmas encountered in clinical social work practice. Now available in paperback and roughly half the size of the full-length version, Essentials of Clinical Social Work comes at a reduced cost

Yearbook of the United Nations 2013

Yearbook of the United Nations 2013
  • Author : United Nations DPI
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release : 19 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKYearbook of the United Nations 2013

With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters, the Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the most authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Fully indexed, the Yearbook includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, putting all of these in a narrative context of United Nations consideration, decision

Humanitarian Logistics

Humanitarian Logistics
  • Author : Martin Christopher,Peter Tatham
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKHumanitarian Logistics

In 2007, there were 34 armed conflicts worldwide. That same year, a total of 414 natural disasters affected 211 million people. Overall, these natural disasters resulted in 16,847 deaths, and caused $74.9 billion in damages. Humanitarian Logistics examines the key challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in the most difficult of situations. This multi-contributor title includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in humanitarian logistics. It examines key issues including, warehousing, procurement and funding. With particular focus on

Health Care Emergency Management

Health Care Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael J. Reilly,David S. Markenson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 25 October 2010
GET THIS BOOKHealth Care Emergency Management

Recent research underscores a serious lack of preparedness among hospitals nationwide and a dearth of credible educational programs and resources on hospital emergency preparedness. As the only resource of its kind, Health Care Emergency Management: Principles and Practice specifically addresses hospital and health system preparedness in the face of a large scale disaster or other emergency. Administrators, emergency preparedness coordinators, and clinical staff who are charged with managing preparedness and emergency management functions for hospitals or healthcare systems will turn

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E-Book

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E-Book
  • Author : Peter Cameron,George Jelinek,Anne-Maree Kelly,Anthony F. T. Brown
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 01 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKTextbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E-Book

Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the