How Can GPs Best Prepare For – and Respond to – Disasters?
Australia is a land of fires, floods, cyclones and drought. GPs also remain on the frontlines of a disaster well after the event itself has taken place. ‘After a disaster is when GPs come to the fore, when the community is still recovering but everyone else has left,’ Dr Burns said. Many disasters have aRead More
Project Profile: Australia’s Response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone
Background On 5 November 2014, the Prime Minister announced that Australia would increase its contribution to the global fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). This response involved managing an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Sierra Leone. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) chose Aspen Medical to manage the ETC. Ebola Response ProjectRead More