Responding to Health Emergencies and Disasters: The Philippine Experience

This book is a compilation of the work in responding to emergencies and disasters. It is a composed of articles along six major themes: 1. National Perspectives of Disaster; 2. Epidemics – Lessons learned from SARS; 3. Mass Casualty Incidents; 4. Mindanao in Focus; 5. Mass Displacement and 6. Building Health Systems

The contributors represent individuals who had actual and direct participation on recent global, national, and local events that had significant implications and impact on the health emergency preparedness and response from the health sector. Personalities from related fields such as the media, hospital administration, governance, teaching and training, provide different perspectives and deeper insights.

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