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Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training

29 October - 2 November

Event Details: Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and disaster training 

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

HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE
To register online to book your spot, click on this link Online Registration Form

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on the details below:
Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
Email: 

Office Location: Utumishi Co-op Hse, Mamlaka rd, Off Nyerere rd.

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Details

Start:
29 October
End:
2 November
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Website:
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Organiser

Versed Professional Services
Phone:
+254 (0) 739167709.
Email:
training@versedpro.com
Website:
https://versedpro.com/index.php/

Other

Country
Kenya
Region
Africa, East and Horn of