Tag Archives: Emergency

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash. But the WHO stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of the disease spreading outside the region was… Read More »

WHO says spread of polio remains international health emergency

LONDON (Reuters) – The spread of polio must still be classified as a public health emergency because, while progress has been made towards wiping out the disease, that progress is fragile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood… Read More »

Helicopter emergency medical services uneven across Europe

(Reuters Health) – The availability of helicopter ambulance service varies widely across different European countries, a recent study suggests. This inconsistency could lead to greater inequity in access to healthcare, the authors write in the Emergency Medicine Journal. “These services are variable in so many ways in terms of geographic coverage and population coverage,” said… Read More »

OXA 100 Pieces First Aid Kit, FDA Certified Emergency Kit for Home, Office, Car, Caravan, Workplace, Travel, Camping, Sports

Contents: 1x First aid bag 1x Elastic conforming bandage 5cm x 4.5m 1x Elastic conforming bandage 7.5cm x 4.5m 1x Triangular bandages 1x Trauma Pad 3x Sterile Gauze pad 2x Sterile eye pad 3x Adhesive bandage, extra large 25x Adhesive bandage, standard size 4x Adhesive bandage, for knuckles 8x Adhesive bandage, for fingertips 10x Alcohol… Read More »