Hybrid Emergency Special Session – October 2022

Hybrid Emergency Special Session on Building Climate Resilient Healthcare Infrastructure: Post Disaster Scenario in Pakistan

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A hybrid webinar on, “Building Climate Resilient Healthcare Infrastructure- Post Disasters Scenario in Pakistan” was organized at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD) in collaboration with Pakistan Academy of Sciences, and Avoidable Deaths Network (ADN) on the 17th of October 2022.

Co-organized by Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS, Sindh Chapter), International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Sindh Innovation Research, and Education Network (SIREN), and Avoidable Deaths Network (ADN).

Venue: Latif Ebrahim Jamal National Science Information Center (LEJ), International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.

Aims and Objectives:
Building climate resilient healthcare infrastructure in the face of increasing numbers of climate-related disasters.

  1. What are the essential ingredients for a climate-resilient healthcare system in resource-poor context?
  2. What are the future scenarios for a healthcare system affected by climate-related hazards such as floods, earthquakes, heatwaves, etc?
  3. What are the barriers and opportunities for disaster preparedness and access to healthcare as climate-related hazards continue to increase and intensify?.
  4. What lessons can be learned from the current floods in Pakistan?

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موسم کے موافق صحت کی نگہداشت کا بنیادی ڈھانچہ ناگزیر ہے، ماہرین صحت
[A climate-friendly healthcare infrastructure is essential, health experts say]
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Need for disaster resilience health infrastructure highlighted
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Flood victims vulnerable to suicidal tendencies, moot told
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ڈاکٹر پنجوانی سینٹرجامعہ کراچی میں سیمینار سے نیشنل ڈیزاسٹر رسک مینجمنٹ فنڈ کے سی ای او ڈاکٹر
بلال انورودیگر کا خطاب —
[Dr. Panjwani Center, CEO of National Disaster Risk Management Fund from a seminar at University of Karachi
Address by Bilal Anwar]
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