Session 1.4: Health services delivery: A critical review of experience

Jack Smith, Sheri Fink, Steve Hansch, Abdul Azeez Yoosuf, K. O H Peng Keng, Dana Van Alphen

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Abstract

This is a summary of the presentations and discussion of Session 1.4, Health Services Delivery: A CriticalReview of Experience, of the Conference, Health Aspects of the Tsunami Disaster in Asia, convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Phuket, Thailand, 04-06 May 2005. The topics discussed included issues related to health services delivery as pertaining to the responses to the damage created by the Tsunami. It is presented in the following major sections: (1) needs assessment; (2) coordination; (3) filling of gaps; (4) capacity building; and (5) lessons learned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)389-392
Number of pages4
JournalPrehospital and Disaster Medicine
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005

Keywords

  • capacity
  • coordination
  • delivery
  • disasters
  • experience
  • gap filling
  • health
  • Maldives
  • needs assessment
  • preparedness
  • response
  • services
  • Singapore
  • Tsunami

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency
  • Emergency Medicine

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