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Lessons from the Field: Asian Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Response to COVID-19

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Hosted by the Asian Association for Emergency Medical Services and the SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute, the webinar “Lessons from the Field: Asian Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Response to COVID-19” will highlight stories from leading experts in the fields of EMS and emergency medicine. This webinar will provide insights on different challenges faced and strategies employed in containing the COVID-19 outbreak in a range of EMS settings in Asia, as well as provide a platform for discussion of best practices in the evolving pandemic.

The first responder: How did China first respond to the unknown?
Prof Wenwei Cai
Director, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital
Vice Director, Zhejiang Office of EMS
Vice Director, Research Institute of Disaster of Zhejiang Province

A concerted community effort: How did Taiwan do it?
Prof Matthew Ma
Professor of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University
Vice Superintendent, National Taiwan University Hospital Yunlin Branch
Chairman, Asian Association for EMS

Impact of enhanced community quarantine in the Philippines 
Prof Teodoro J. Herbosa
Professor of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine
Executive Vice President, University of The Philippines 
Medical Director, Philippine Society of Emergency Medical Technicians

How did Korea flatten the curve?
Prof Kyungwon Lee
Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital

Public health interventions: What did Vietnam do well? 
Dr Do Ngoc Son
Head of Critical Care Unit
Deputy Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bach Mai Hospital
Secretary General, Vietnamese Society of Emergency Medicine (VSEM)

How can we use data in our response to COVID-19?
Prof Marcus Ong
Senior Consultant and Clinician Scientist, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
Director, Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR), Duke-NUS Medical School
Head, Health Services Research Center (HSRC), Singhealth Services

Panel Discussion:
Dr Faith Gaerlan, Dr Shengwen Hou, Dr Gayathri Nadarajan

Speakers above and...
Dr Sarah Karim (Malaysia), Dr Ali Haedar (Indonesia), Prof Hideharu Tanaka (Japan), Dr Ramana Rao (India), Dr Sattha Riyapan (Thailand), Dr Yih Yng Ng (Singapore)

Date and Time

05 Jun 2020 @ 16:00 - 05 Jun 2020 @ 18:00


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