Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief


Resolutions and Reference Documents on Safe Hospitals


Find Resolutions and background documents from PAHO/WHO meetings of the Directing Council, demonstrating the health sector's commitment to safeguarding health facilities, as well as a host of other documents on the issue.

  • 50th Directing Council-September 2010. Plan of Action on Safe Hospitals. Read the Resolution.
  • 49th Directing Council-September 2009.  Background document for the Roundtable on Safe Hospitals.
  • 27th Pan American Sanitary Conference-September 2007. Report on Safe Hospitals: A Regional Initiative on Disaster Resilient Health Facilities. Read the resolution.
  • 45th Directing Council-September 2004. Report on reducing the impact of disasters on health facilities. Read the resolution.



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