EMT Ignite: The Unique Needs of Pediatric Patient in Disasters

EMT Ignite: The Unique Needs of Pediatric Patient in Disasters
A mother and a frist responder holds a baby inside a hospital

Join us for the next EMT Ignite webinar on "The Unique Needs of Pediatric Patient in Disasters".

This webinar is organized in collaboration between the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR/HSS) of the United States, and PAHO's Emergency Medical Team initiative (EMT Americas). We will be discussing the critical role of partnership and collaboration in meeting the unique needs of pediatric patients during a disaster, and strategies for enhancing pediatric trauma systems for disaster response.



Wednesday, December 21st at 11:00 am, EST/WDC


Dr. Vonetta George
National EMT focal point in Antigua and Barbuda. Dr. Vonetta George currently leads the strengthening of emergency medical teams for disaster response in the Caribbean.


Dr. Michael R Anderson
Pediatric Critical Care Physician. Senior advisor at ASPR/HHS and Children's National Hospital DC, United States.

Dr. Christopher Newton
MD. Chair of Pediatric Surgery Department at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland, United States.


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