26 May 2020
Rules & Regulations
Only group photos (that show more than 1 healthcare professional) will be considered for the competition. The group photos must be taken while maintaining appropriate social distancing norms.
The photograph must be of the highest resolution possible. Photographs can be in the landscape or portrait orientation. Participants may submit colour and/or black & white photographs. The photograph must be an original without any kind of watermark.
Details of Submission
The photographs must be submitted via the Google Form provided on or before 5pm of May 2, 2020. Any photograph received after the afore mentioned time will not be considered for the competition.
The photographs will be uploaded on EMA Facebook page and EMA Twitter handle as and when we receive them.
All the entries will be screened by EMA tech team before uploading to the social media pages. Only original group photographs that meet the contest guidelines will be considered.
The photograph with the most likes and shares on the EMA Facebook page (not on the participant’s page or any other Facebook page) PLUS the most retweets on twitter will be announced the winner.
Winners will be announced on 28th May, 2020.
Attractive cash prizes await the 3 best entries.
All the entries will be shared with the EM Day campaign page of European Society for Emergency Medicine and may be uploaded to their website as EM day activity from India.
In case of any disputes the organisers’ decision shall be final and binding.
25 May 2020
The international campaign just received a precious contribution from the Italian cinema: actresses Martina Colombari, Carolina Crescentini, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Chiara Francini and Matilde Gioli, have all shared their own images in support of the Emergency Medicine Day 2020 Campaign.
The Covid19 pandemic around the world has sparked a wave of solidarity for medical and nursing staff who have been fighting around the clock against the epidemic, as well as other areas normally far from the health emergency. The photos of these exceptional supporters have therefore become part of the gallery on the site and will be posted on the social profiles of the Campaign.
27 MAY #EmergencyMedicineDay #Emdaychallenge
22 May 2020
Join us and ask for more! This year we can’t gather together, and Emergency Medicine Day 2020 has not much on the map of impact to show for, since the world just has started to recover, slowly, from the Covid -19 lockdown. So, we have organized a Social Challenge:
If you are an Emergency Medicine professional:
On May 27 take a picture of your emergency job, real time, and post it with a phrase of support on this Facebook Event and on your Social media account with #emdaychallenge and #emergencymedicineday.
If you are a citizen, a patient, a person who believes that Emergency Medical system is important for you:
On May 27 take a picture of you or of something nice and post it with a phrase of support, on the Facebook Event and on your Social media account with #emdaychallenge and #emergencymedicineday.
In this time of coronavirus, emergency medicine physicians, nurses and technicians have been working round the clock to save lives and keep you safe. Where there are adequate staff members, where the specialty is led by trained emergency physicians, the reception and treatment of patients has been smoother and outcomes better.
On this day – 27th May – we are celebrating our specialty of emergency medicine but also asking our governments and you to support the request for more trained specialists, recognition in all European countries of the specialty status of our physicians and to resource all our departments with sufficient nurses, technicians and equipment to ensure we can keep you safe in any future pandemics.
For a better emergency care, Ask for more doctors, more nurses, more services.
Snap and post! #EmergencyMedicineDay
22 May 2020
To the public
In this time of coronavirus, emergency medicine physicians, nurses and technicians have been working round the clock to save lives and keep you safe.
Emergency physicians are experts in coping with disasters, organising under pressure the equipment, people and materials to ensure you – the public, get the treatment you need. In those countries where the specialty of emergency medicine is established, we have seen a better and more effective response. Where there are adequate staff members, where the specialty is led by trained emergency physicians, the reception and treatment of patients has been smoother and outcomes better.
On this day – 27th May – we are celebrating our specialty of emergency medicine but also asking our governments and you, the public, to support the request for more trained specialists, recognition in all European countries of the specialty status of our physicians and to resource all our departments with sufficient nurses, technicians and equipment to ensure we can keep you safe in any future pandemics
If you agree, please share this post #emergencymedicineday
20 May 2020
Last week the 2nd Press Release was shared.
Please share it on your social accounts or translate it to your own language for sharing.
Emergency Medicine Day 2020 celebrates doctors and nurses
across the world
A web gallery to show the real faces of health professionals in the fight against coronavirus
During the Covid19 pandemic, Emergency medicine once again finds itself on the front line, saving lives all over the globe as emergency doctors and nurses work around the clock through endless shifts to provide care and assistance to both Covid and non-Covid patients. Qualified medical competence, adequate equipment and technical devices along with shared and spot-on protocols are truly saving lives in our hospitals throughout this crisis.
22 April 2020
The theme this year comes from the observation that in many places in the world there is a shortage of specialists in emergency medicine, both because there is no specialty and because the number of doctors with competence in emergency medicine is too small due to economical restrictions and poor awareness of what is needed by public investors.
The same counts for nurses and other personnel and for the resources and the organization of Emergency Services, where in many countries the equipment and pathways are insufficient and unsafe for the population.
We could never even imagine that in a few months, something would happen that put such a big accent on our request.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made this theme appropriate and evident like never before.
In those countries that have been hit hard by the SARS-Cov2, the Emergency medical system, both pre-hospital and emergency departments, had to face a situation of disaster medicine, growing exponentially for several weeks. They had to organize pathways, implement the correct use of PPE, allocate, and manage resources, human and material, manage critical patients, adapting to the events according to safety and efficacy.
It is clear that where there is sufficient personnel, competent in all these tasks, where the structure is well equipped, modern and prepared for unexpected big events, everything went smoother and the outcome was better.
It is time that we and you all make our voice loud to ask for more resources, more doctors, nurses, and structure, for the Emergency Medical System.
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