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Strengthen emergency medical teams for...

New Delhi, 6 September 2018: The World Health Organization today called upon countries in its South-...

Development and Implementation of the...

Emergency medical teams provide urgent medical and surgical care in emergencies characterized by a surge in trauma...

China International Emergency Medical...

Geneva, 25 May 2018—This month the WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Secretariat classified the...

Ecuador's Emergency Medical Team...

The group will become part of the international list of emergency medical teams that can be deployed quickly when...

Four years after Haiyan: Building...

On 8 November 2013, the world watched as the strongest typhoon ever seen pummelled through the Philippines, taking...

New Zealand joins growing list of WHO...

This week the WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Secretariat held a ceremony to recognize the international...

Emergencies, Medical Teams and...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)...

Separated by Conflict but Reunited:...

7 May 2017 – Thousands of people have been seriously wounded as a result of the conflict in Mosul, with many...

WHO increases number of internationally...

15 June 2017—This week the WHO EMT Secretariat led the classification of two more Emergency Medical Teams (EMT),...

Strengthening Country Coordination of...

The WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Initiative has been working to help improve the timeliness and quality of...

Philippines:Enhancing the Emergency...

The Health Emergency Management Bureau (HEMB) of the Department of Health (DoH) of the Philippines, together with...

Macao SAR: Introducing the Emergency...

28 March 2017—Thirty staff members from the Health Bureau of Macao SAR participated in a two day workshop organized...

Indonesia: Informal Consultation on...

Galvanizing the development of operational standards for EMT response, WHO Indonesia in collaboration with the...

Islamic Republic of Iran: Scaling Up...

8 March 2017– A mission was conducted by WHO technical teams in Islamic Republic of Iran from 22 to 27 April 2017 to...

Central Asian countries strengthen...

Twenty-three health professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan were trained on...

WHO launches Rehabilitation Standards...

GENEVA—Emergencies, particularly sudden-onset disasters, can result in a surge of traumatic injuries that strain...

WHO strengthens capacity of Fiji...

As Fiji prepares to enter the Cyclone season, representatives from the Ministry of Health, Fiji National Disaster...

Emergency Medical Team from Costa Rica...

The Minister of Health of Costa Rica said that it was an honor for his country to receive this classification, while...