International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies and Disasters
The 5th International Conference on Healthcare System Preparedness and Response to Emergencies & Disasters 14 – 17 January 2018, Israel
The Israeli Ministry of Health and the Home Front Command will be hosting the Fifth Israeli International Conference on Healthcare System Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters. This meeting will provide an opportunity for professionals from around the world to share the latest findings and new experiences concerning health system readiness for disasters and emergencies of all types.
Come join us, together with participants from 30 countries from across the globe, and take advantage of this great opportunity to network.
Following the great success of the previous four IPRED conferences conducted in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016, IPRED V will likewise provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experiences and lessons learned, for practitioners and researchers involved in the field of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters.
To promote international networking between health care professionals in the fields of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters.
To enhance international research collaboration in the field of emergency and disaster medicine and public health preparedness.
Conference Highlight – Mega Mass-Casualty Event Drill
Observe and participate in a comprehensive Mega MCE drill. The drill will be conducted on the 3rd day of the conference. It will simulate a terror attack on a densely populated urban facility and will demonstrate the management of the event, involving numerous affected civilian casualties. The drill will include civilian first responders working side by side with military Search & Rescue teams, stemming from the Home Front Command. Following triage and life-saving treatment, the casualties will be evacuated to a level 1 trauma center for decontamination and definitive care.