Improving global prehospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness

Emergency Medical Response

Vision

The Emergency Medical Response Special Interest Group of WADEM exists to foster collaboration among scientists and practitioners with an interest in research, education, management and practice in prehospital, transport, emergency and / or disaster health care.

Objectives

The objectives of the Emergency Medical Response SIG are to:

  • Define and promote relevant Emergency Medical Response research (including disaster response)
  • Promote the function and importance of Emergency Medical Response within disaster preparedness and response activities.
  • Exchange scientific and professional information relevant to Emergency Medical Response practice
  • Develop disaster health co-operation globally amongst Emergency Medical Response practitioners and organisations,
  • Network and integrate Emergency Medical Response into WADEM activities and programs
  • Inform and advise WADEM on matters related to Emergency Medical Response