This field manual is an updated edition of the publication 'Protocol for assessment of health facilities responding to emergencies' (1999). It provides a management tool for health professionals evaluating the preparedness of their health facilities for dealing with disasters, and it contains three main sections: a questionnaire presented in a checklist format for capacity assessment; aspects of preparedness relating to structural and non-structural vulnerability, functions and human resources; and preparedness for specific emergencies relating to industrial sectors and contamination, infectious disease outbreaks and biological, chemical and radiological emergencies.... MANUAL FOR CAPACITY ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH FACILITIES IN RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES. Provision No. of Units Trolleys Wheelchairs Disposable linen PPE No. of units Supplier Disposable particulate respirators ( N95 or.
|Title||:||Field Manual for Capacity Assessment of Health Facilities in Responding to Emergencies|
|Author||:||WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization|
|Publisher||:||World Health Organization - 2006-01-01|