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Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning Held the Seminar on Review and Outlook of Health Emergency Work in Ten Years after the Wenchuan Earthquake
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning
Date:07/02/2018

 

It has been ten years after the Wenchuan earthquake. The former Beijing Municipal Health Bureau (now the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning) responded to the call and mobilization of the country at the first time and organized the capable emergency rescue force of the capital, making remarkable contribution to the emergency medical rescue work after the earthquake. In order to remember history, summarize the past, and look forward to the future, the Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning held the “Seminar on Review and Outlook of Health Emergency Work in Ten Years after the Wenchuan Earthquake”.

The meeting was chaired by Gao Jian, member of the Party Committee and deputy director of the Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning. Experts and team leaders specialized in pre-hospital medical emergency, health and epidemic prevention, and psychological intervention who went to the scene to carry out the rescue were invited to the seminar to review and forecast the effectiveness and development of emergency medical rescue work in this city. Combined with their on-site rescue experience and medical emergency work experience for 10 years, the participants put forward a lot of good suggestions on health emergency site management and rear coordination, transportation and treatment of wounded people, post-disaster hygiene and epidemic prevention, psychological crisis intervention, and prevention and control of new acute infectious diseases. The Emergency Department of the commission reviewed the past and looked forward to the future. It was planned that by 2020, a health emergency response system consisting of a command and decision system, a monitoring and early warning system, an emergency response system, a science and technology education system, a risk communication system, an emergency team system, and an emergency support system will be established and consolidated to form a health emergency mechanism with unified command, reasonable layout, acute responsiveness, high efficiency and sound guarantee, which provides a strong guarantee for the development of the public health and the safe operation of the city.

Directors of the emergency departments of the health and family planning commissions and directors of the disease control center of all the district in Beijing, directors of the Beijing Emergency Center and the sub-centers, and staff of hospitals participating in the rescue work, amounting to more than 70 people, attended the conference.