Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019

Health Minister to Patronize International Conference for Disaster Medicine Tomorrow

Riyadh, The International Conference for Disaster Medicine, organized by the Ministry of Health, will be launched in Riyadh tomorrow under the patronage of Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah. The Conference will continue from 13-14 October 2019, under the theme Towards All Hazards Approach For Emergency Preparedness And Response".

The Conference, which will be attended by a number of experts and specialists from inside and outside the Kingdom, aims to establish an excellence platform to exchange knowledge and experience in all topics related to disaster medicine, crisis management, to foster innovation, insights, and research and collaboration in this field.

The Conference will also discuss a number of topics including: emergency preparedness, risk assessment, field medicine and pre-hospital care in disaster situations, emergency response, response teams and medical countermeasures, education, training and research in disaster medicine, in addition to a number of workshops related to disaster medicine and crisis management, such as: basic disaster life support, and risk communication.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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