28 May 2021
27 May 2021
Child maltreatment is a worldwide threat to a child’s individual physical and psychological health and has a huge impact on the socio-economic level. Emergency departments (EDs) are the main entrance to acute health care and systematic screening at the ED has shown to increase the detection rate of child maltreatment.
On EM-day we proudly present to you the results of a survey performed in 2018 & 2019 to evaluate screening of child maltreatment in EDs in Europe to define areas of improvement. The survey was kindly distributed through EUSEM, REPEM, and EuSEN key members. Hospitals were scored based on the NICE guideline on child abuse & neglect.
Click here to read the full article.
26 May 2021
Date: 27th May, 2021
Time: 4pm – 6pm GMT
Dr Maxwell Osei-Ampofo
National Ambulance Service
Sunyani municipal hospital
University of Ghana Medical Centre
AEMT DERRICK WORTEY KORANTENG
Emergency Medical Technicians Association of Ghana (EMTAG)- National Ambulance Service
Dr. Chris K. Oppong
Emergency Medicine Directorate- KATH
Dr Maame Fremah Kotoh-Mortty
Presbyterian Hospital, Agogo Asante Akim North
Register for the webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hg_7fjmVTsCtpPXesfCnVw
Hosted by the Emergency Medicine Society of Ghana: https://emsog.org/
26 May 2021
In commemoration of this year’s World Emergency Medicine Day 27th May 2021, AFEM is organising an open day to bring together all Organisations, Academic institutions, NGOS, government agencies, Emergency Medicine Associations and societies that are working in or interested in supporting AFEM’s vision for emergency care in Africa.
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