Emergency public health and disasters

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
California-Nevada Public Health Training Center (CA-NV PHTC); Loma Linda University Center for Public Health Preparedness (CPHP); Southwest Regional Public Health Training Center (SRPHTC); UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters (CPHD)
Date:
19-22 May 2013
Location:
United States of America (California)
Venue:
Torrance Marriott Hotel 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503

About the conference:

The public health consequences of natural and intentional disasters cut across many substantive areas. This unique multidisciplinary national conference will bring together academicians, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers from public health, mental health, community disaster preparedness and response, social sciences, government, media, and non-governmental organizations.

Conference goal:

To provide an forum that continues to promote a dialogue and exchange of ideas between local health departments and others involved in improving emergency public health preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Session topics include:

  • Climate change
  • Hurricane sandy
  • Community Partnerships
  • Resiliency
  • Preparedness and accreditation
  • Measuring and assessing preparedness


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Event fee

$525

What is included in the event fee

Fee covers all training materials, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, morning and afternoon snacks, and 1 evening reception.

Target audience

The Conference is designed for public health professionals as well as individuals and organizations from both the public and private sectors involved in emergency public health preparedness and response. The diverse topics will be relevant to public health and medical practitioners, emergency medical services professionals, researchers, and managers involved in the wide range of emergency public health issues resulting from natural and human-generated disasters.

How to register

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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Health & Health Facilities, Recovery, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Cyclone
Countries:
United States of America
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