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EMT Request for Assistance: Guinea-...

Due to the ongoing situation in Guinea-Bissau, the Ministry of Health has...

EMT Request for Assistance: Tajikistan...

  As of 13 May 2020, a total of 801 cases and 28 deaths...

WHO Conducts National Emergency Medical...

WHO conducted the First National Emergency Medical Team Training of Timor-Leste on 21-23 October 2019 in Dili. ...

DPR Korea Conducts National Training on...

WHO conducted the first DPR Korea National Training on Emergency Medical Teams on 26-28 August, in Pyongyang. ...

Thailand hosts Global Meeting of...

Bangkok, 12 June 2019 – In the Thai capital, Bangkok, the third Global Meeting of Emergency Medical Teams was...

The Pacific’s first international...

13 May 2019, Suva, Fiji—The World Health Organization (WHO) says Fiji’s Emergency Medical Assistance Team (FEMAT) is...

Norway supports Ebola response in DR...

Some 970 deaths have been confirmed following the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, which began in August last year. The...

WHO appeals for US$ 5.3 million to...

18 March 2019, Gaza, oPt - The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for US$ 5.3 million to provide life- and...

Burkina Faso knows, it takes a prepared...

KOUDOUGOU, 15 February 2019 – In emergency situations, such as outbreaks, disasters and mass casualty events, “good...

New WHO Regional Director meets Pacific...

The new World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr Takeshi Kasai this week met with...

Emergency medical mobile teams bring...

21 February, Tripoli, Libya -- With support from Office of United States Foreign Disaster Assistance, WHO established...

Paving the way for the first Type 1...

The Macao China Emergency Medical Team conducted their first team member training course in an effort to strengthen its...

Lao PDR: Initiative to Strengthen...

VIENTIANE, 29 October 2018 - A joint meeting between the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (...

Armenia: Emergency Medical Team...

An Emergency Medical Team Introductory Workshop was held in Yerevan, Armenia from 30 October to 1 November 2018 for...

Tonga: MOH and WHO lead workshop to...

26th September, 2018 An Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Country Preparedness Workshop commenced today at Tanoa...

Strengthen emergency medical teams for...

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

Development and Implementation of the...

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

China International Emergency Medical...

Geneva, 25 May 2018—This month the WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Secretariat classified the first Type 3...

Norway joins growing number of...

Oslo, 4 February 2018—This month the WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Secretariat internationally...

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 over...

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), adding...

Strengthening Country Coordination of...

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

Philippines:Enhancing the Emergency...

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

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 by...

Indonesia: Informal Consultation on...

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

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...

Central Asian countries strengthen...

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

WHO launches Rehabilitation Standards...

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

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 Dr...