Navigation Links
Humanitarian assistance often lacks needs assessment
Date:11/9/2007

s that its difficult to provide funding on the basis of needs, says Dr von Schreeb. Other procedures are needed for having needs govern funding decisions.

During his time as medical coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) in Kashmir, Dr von Schreeb was able to test a new rapid method of gathering needs assessment data in a disaster area. After the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, he interviewed people at health facilities. His interviewees were geographically representative of the studied population, and the early estimated death and injury toll compared well with the results of a later study in which everyone living in the area was interviewed.

The interviews gave a good, immediate idea of what people needed in this case to have their houses repaired before the winter, says Dr von Schreeb.


'/>"/>

Contact: Katarina Sternudd
katarina.sternudd@ki.se
46-852-483-895
Karolinska Institutet
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. State of Patient Care and Humanitarian Aid Amid the California Wild Fires
2. Dr. Yu Yamaguchi named recipient of the Humanitarian Scientific Achievement Award
3. USAID Provides Additional Wildfire Assistance to Greece
4. PA Department of Public Welfare Begins Outreach to Medical Assistance Consumers Following Burglary at State Office Building
5. HHS Provides Over $131 Million In Energy Assistance
6. Free Prescription Drug Program Uses Internet to Deliver Cards - Offers Assistance to Uninsured
7. AstraZeneca Launches New Program to Support Facilities that Connect People to Needed Medical Care and Prescription Assistance
8. Altarum Wins $7 Million Contract to Provide Technical Assistance to the Access to Recovery Program
9. Schwab Institutional Introduces Healthcare and Benefits Assistance for Independent Advisor Firms
10. Help for California Fire Evacuees Possible Through Partnership for Prescription Assistance
11. A Place for Mom Offers Free Assistance to California Seniors Displaced by Wildfires
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2014)... 21, 2014 To accommodate the ever-growing ... and provide more trendy items. Recently, the company has ... offering the new and elegant wedding gowns, Angeldress.co.uk wants ... they need in an easy way. Its high quality ... rates, from 12% off to 62% off. , Online ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... 2014 An experienced review website in ... hosting ranking list and announced that FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ... suppliers. , There has been a boom in ... resulted in an increase in the number of web ... at very affordable prices. VPS (Virtual Private Server) is ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Developers and plugin specialist of Final ... transition plugin entitled Transpack Vol. 3 from Pixel Film ... that will add a level of professionalism to any ... Film Studios. “Blurring the line between professional and armature, ... Transpack Vol. 3 returns with over 85 all new ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... 2014 According to latest National Vital ... rate since 1966 (10.5 births per 1,000 women in 2013). ... has risen steadily by 2 percent per year. The birth ... aged 50 and over) also rose, the first such increase ... than nine times as many first births to women aged ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Recently, UWDress.com, a professional company of women’s dresses ... newly announced evening cocktail dresses . As a ... outfits are very popular among worldwide customers. Now, all ... (up to 65 percent off). , All UWDress.com’s ... occasion outfits for the global clients. The company is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Angeldress.co.uk Launches New Range Of 2014 Vintage Wedding Dresses In Its Online Store 2Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com: FatCow, GoDaddy And Bluehost Are The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios Released Transpack Vol. 3 Plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Statistics Reveal That the Number of 'Older' First-Time Mothers Is Growing 2Health News:Statistics Reveal That the Number of 'Older' First-Time Mothers Is Growing 3Health News:Statistics Reveal That the Number of 'Older' First-Time Mothers Is Growing 4Health News:Cheap Evening Cocktail Dresses Recently Introduced At UWDress.com 2
... Be aware, be,prepared and take action., That,s ... expert on,preventing tragedies like the one recently at ... associate dean of K-State,s College of,Human Ecology and ... the Trauma Research, Education and Consultation at K-State, ...
... Spanish . , ANN ARBOR, Mich. People ... in their symptoms during the first few months, but lagging ... new research from the University of Michigan Health System. , ... of hopelessness even while their condition is improving, which could ...
... FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 18 Darwin,Professional Underwriters, ... introduced,enhancements to its lawyers professional liability policy. ... for firms from one to one hundred ... and Darwin maintains a particular,focus on plaintiff,s ...
... Onyx,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today ... to provide an update on Nexavar(R),(sorafenib) tablets, as ... year,2007 financial results, on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, ... This teleconference will replace the,one previously scheduled for ...
... in German . , The objective, serious ... President of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), ... first reading of the amendment of the Stem Cell ... was very pleased about how clearly the voice of ...
... Fighting fat bloom can mean a prettier look for Valentines ... , Chemists in England and the Netherlands have discovered a ... and other goodies, looking fresher and tastier. Their finding, which ... chocolate, is scheduled for the March 12 issue of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:K-State Trauma Researcher Says Being Prepared, Taking Action Are Vital in Preventing Tragedies Like the One at NIU 2Health News:As depression symptoms improve with antidepressants, hopelessness can linger 2Health News:Darwin Introduces Enhancements to its Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Policy Including Privacy Wrongful Acts and More 2Health News:Darwin Introduces Enhancements to its Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Policy Including Privacy Wrongful Acts and More 3Health News:Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces a Teleconference and Webcast to Provide an Update on Nexavar; Previously Announced Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results Teleconference Rescheduled 2Health News:Politics has taken notice of science 2Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 2Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 3Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 4Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 5Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 6Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 7Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 8Health News:American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008 9
(Date:9/19/2014)... HILL, N.C. , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... role in forging relationships with key opinion leaders ... market and competition. Despite the critical nature of ... created many challenges, including altering the landscape for ... According to research, the oversight responsibility ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 A pharmaceutical executive ... LLC with three issues he wanted the research and ... of external personnel (especially for secondary research) to maximize ... face of increased workload , Automation of market ... management , How to implement and manage those ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 "Copay coupons," ... sales of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug ... to a new report  from the Department ... Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers ... are subsidized by the federal government. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Role of Medical Science Liaisons Shifting in Healthcare Industry 2In Era of Competing Needs, Market Research Groups Under Pressure to Utilize Automation and External Staffing 2PCMA: New OIG Report Cites Drug Manufacturer "Copay Coupon" Use in Medicare Part D 2
... NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading ... its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, ... of the financial markets. , NxStage will also host a ... 5, 2009 to discuss its third quarter financial results. To ...
... Conn., Oct. 15 AmeriCares has awarded its annual ... the largest health care products and services companies in ... the award today at the Healthcare Distribution Management Association,s ... Power of Partnership Award was created by AmeriCares and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NxStage(R) to Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2AmeriCares Honors Cardinal Health with Power of Partnership Award 2AmeriCares Honors Cardinal Health with Power of Partnership Award 3
... Eliminate the need for makeshift, modified nebulizer ... waste time gathering parts when your patient ... to deliver the utmost in Heliox rescue ... is fast becoming the standard of care ...
... Graham-Field has been developing diverse ... 58 years. Our medical-surgical products ... for innovation, quality and customer ... include the Labtron® line of ...
... Entrainment Nebulizers deliver particulate humidity in the ... chronic secretion patients. For your convenience, Thera-Mist® ... supply of sterile water., ,The P30000N, ... of 20-50% with a total flow range ...
... For use with metered dose inhalers., ... aerosolized medication from MDI canisters. Its versatile ... a ventilator circuit, in conjunction with an ... routine, oral inhalation. ACE may also be ...
Medicine Products: