Annals ofBurns and Fire Disasters - vol. IX - n. 3 - September 1996

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1996

CEMEC
European Centre for Disaster Medicine
Republic of San Marino

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON REFUGEE HEALTH
AND MASS POPULATION DISPLACEMENT DISASTERS
28-29 October 1996

Topics
The concept of refugee, displaced person, mass population movements
Asylum, shelter, protection, human rights
Health problems of mass population movements. Health management
Different refugee situations depending on the nature of disaster: war, fires, explosions, socio-economic difficulties, internal strife, natural disasters, man-made disasters
International legislation, legal issues, moral issues, humanitarian work
International action, relief response, funding
The international community: Intergovernmental organizations, the UN system: High Commissioner for Refugees, World Health Organization, Department of Humanitarian Affairs, specialized organizations like the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine; Non-govemmental organizations; Training opportunities and needs

CEMEC
European Centre for Disaster Medicine
Republic of San Marino

10th International Training Course 1996
28 October - 22 November

The following courses will be held:
28-29 October 1996 - Management of refugee health and mass population displacement disaster.
4-9 November 1996 - Organization of sanitary emergency and early health measures in pre-hospital and major emergency situation.
15-16 November 1996 - Psychological aspects in major emergency
18-20 November 1996 - Toxicological emergencies
21-22 November 1996 - Burns and fire disasters

For information on the above courses contact: CEMEC Secretariat Ospedale di Stato Via La Toscana, Cailungo 47031 Repubblica di San Marino Tel.:+994535 - Fax: 903706 Area Code 0549 (from Italy) + 00378. 549 (from other country)

6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF DISASTER
MEDICINE AND TECHNICAL EXHIBITION OF MEDICAL AND
LOGISTIC EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER SITUATIONS
will be held from 3 to 6 November 1996
Budapest, Hungary

Topics
Education and training in disaster medicine
Public health and emergencies for large populations
Epidemiology of disasters
Management of disaster vicfims

For further information contact:
Asszisztencia Congress Bureau Ltd.
Okt6ber 23. u. 17. 111/3. H- 1117 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +361.371.0712 - Fax: +361.161.0149
E - mail: assziszt@odin.net

1997

FIRST RUSSIAN-AMERICAN JOINT CONFERENCE
ON BURNS AND FIRE DISASTERS
16-18 June 1997 - St.Petersburg
19-20 June 1997 - Moscow

Contact: Scientific Secretariat O.D. Dmitrienko,
Thermal Injuries, St. Petersburg Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education, 41, SaltykovTschedrin str.,
St.Petersburg, 191015 Russia
Tel.: +7(812)314 22 33 - Fax: +7(812)273 00 39
or Dr. Andrew M.Munster, Baltimore Regional Bum Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,
4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA,
Tel.: (410)550-0886; Fax: (410)550-1165

WADEM
10TH WORLD CONGRESS ON EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MEDICINE
24 - 27 September 1997, Mainz, Germany

Contact: Prof. Dr. W. Dick, YJinik fur Anasthesiologie,
Johannes Gutenberg Universitdt, Langenbeckstr. 1 D-55131 Mainz, Germany
Fax: 49-6131-236028

3RD CONGRESS OF GCC
ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
3 - 6 November 1997, Bahrain, Arabian Gulf

Contact: Dr. Tariq Saeed, President of GCC Association of Plastic Surgeons,
Tel.: (973) 641200; Fax: (973) 642911, PO
Box 32234, Bahrain




 

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