Safe Hospitals: A Shared Responsibility, a Goal We Can Reach Safe Hospitals: A Shared Responsibility, a Goal We Can Reach Emergencies and disasters damage people, their property, and their environment in multiple ways. Whatever the impact, the priorities will be always to protect lives and the well-being of the affected...Read More >>
 
Smart Health Care FacilitiesSmart Health Care Facilities The negative impact of climate change on health includes worse sanitation conditions from limited water supplies and conditions that favor the spread of water and vector borne diseases like malaria,...Read More >>
Earthquake Plan for Mexico: An Example to FollowEarthquake Plan for Mexico: An Example to Follow The probability of strong earthquakes in Mexico—particularly along the Guerrero Fault on the Pacific coast—is very high. Because of the accumulated energy in that region, one or more earthquakes of...Read More >>
 
The Initiative in Other Sectors: Safe SchoolsThe Initiative in Other Sectors: Safe Schools When a disaster occurs, children in schools and patients in hospitals are two of the most vulnerable groups. They run greater risks of losing their lives when these installations are...Read More >>
Hospitals are Patients TooHospitals are Patients Too Even a brief review of the adverse events of recent years should be enough to remind us that natural phenomena in our region have on many occasions left health care...Read More >>
 
Accelerated Recovery for Hospitals: The Experience of ChileAccelerated Recovery for Hospitals: The Experience of Chile One of the major challenges after disasters is the rapid recovery of the lost health services. Chile faced this problem after the earthquake and tsunami of 27 February 2010. The...Read More >>
The Safe Hospitals Initiative in the WorldThe Safe Hospitals Initiative in the World “Prevention is better than treatment” is more than a wise proverb. It is also at the center of the efforts of every health system that values the protection of the...Read More >>
 
What's New at CRID The Safe Hospitals Initiative has become a cornerstone of the work of CRID, as has been reflected in the activities that it has undertaken with its strategic...Read More >>
  

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