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19th annual TIEMS Iraq conference: Global network on emergency medicine conference

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 19-22 Sep 2012
  • Location: Iraq (Erbil)
  • Venue: Pre-conference workshop will take place in Suleimaniya 19th annual conference will take place in Erbil
  • Language: English

Description

This conference focuses on current global health risks, and how best to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters in order to reduce human health impacts. The conference is aimed to help participants understand the nature of global risks, learn risk management strategies to prepare for disruptive events, and identify the best prevention methods in disaster management and public health. It will also provide a forum for the exchange of information between leading academics and partners in disaster management.

As the world deals with the loss of life, livelihood and wealth due to disasters, both natural and man-made, there is a growing recognition that many of these can be averted. The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) presents an opportunity to convene in an international platform at the annual conference to be hosted by TIEMS Iraq to focus on a lifecycle approach in the preparedness, management and relief efforts while addressing issues related to emergencies and disasters.

Pre-conference workshop

Will be held in the city of Suleimaniyah from 16-18 September. There will be workshops covering:

• F.A.S.T. ultrasound uses in emergencies
• Pediatric emergencies
• Toxicology
• Emergency department administration
• Disaster medicine
• Intensive care
• Disaster management
• Simulation learning in emergency medicine
• Resuscitation

Additional information

http://www.tiemsiraq.org/

Event fee

See the fee table here: http://www.tiemsiraq.org/#!registration

What is included in the event fee

• One-year membership in TIEMS
• Identification badge
• Conference bag
• Conference materials including handbook, proceedings, and access to conference sessions
• Conference welcome reception
• Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch each day as per conference program

Target audience

Leading academics and partners in disaster management

How to register

Please complete registration form through the conference website

Online registration will close at 18:00 local time (HTC+3), August 31, 2012. For any questions regarding registration, please contact the secretariat at: r.miskuf@squaris.com or info@iraqmoss.org

Documentation

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Health & Health Facilities
  • Countries/Regions:Iraq

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27479

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