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.Is there a heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) system installed in your facility? _____ Yes _____ No If you ... (Y/N) Individual rooms? (Y/N) Area Bed Capacity (Y/N) Provision No. of Units Trolleys Wheelchairs Disposable linen PPE No.
|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|