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Disaster Relief Training

Workshop for effective healthcare support in disaster & LMIC environments. An innovative & extensive training programme brought to your by the skilled Medaid team. This course aims to prepare the delegates for the disaster relief environment in order for them to respond safely, quickly, efficiently and on a long-term basis.

Who and how many is it for?

This programme is a multi-disciplinary programme and is applicable to: 

Medical staff, all grades and specialities 

Logistics personnel 

Biomedical engineers 

The programme is designed for up to 20 delegates and benefits clinical and nonclinical personnel; the programme has been adapted specifically for this purpose. 

What subjects are included?
  • Personal equipment and preparation
  • First aid and survival
  • Personal development, leadership and
    teamwork skills
  • Procuring a mobile medical facility
  • Setting up a secure, safe and effective base of operation
  • The wide-ranging clinical implications of working in a disaster zone
  • Logistics
Disaster Relief Training
Price Per Delegate: £1,200

This does not include local
accommodation but includes lunch during each day, a course dinner, and all associated programme costs. CPD would be applied for. For bookings please contact [email protected] or click below.

How will you be taught?

The programme spans four full days, three nights, with teaching comprised of:

  • Lectures
  • Discussion groups
  • Group work with presentations
  • Outside based high realism exercises
  • The setting up of a mobile surgical unit in a field location

The Faculty

The extensive and highly experienced faculty come from a wide range of backgrounds, clinical and nonclinical with a broad set of relevant expertise and experience.

About Medical Aid International

A globally recognised NGO Social Enterprise that has worked in the LMIC field for 20 years. MedAid consulted on and procured the bulk of the equipment for the UK Disaster Relief Hospital in 2013 and deployed to the Nepal Earthquake in 2015 with the UK team. They provided equipment and logistics support throughout the Ebola response and responded to a wide variety of additional humanitarian crisis, such as the Syria conflict and Covid-19. MedAid has provided medical support across the globe for charities and NGOs small and large, whilst establishing long-term partnerships that ensure ongoing, effective, and suitable healthcare solutions to all.

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