Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

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  • Author : Joanna Kotcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128189108
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Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Essentials of Medical Coordination in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2021
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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

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