CRIMEDIM and SISM won the First Prize in the Best Poster Awards at IPRED, the International Conference on Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters, held in Israel from 14th to 17th January 2018.
The poster “DisasterSISM: A Multi-level Blended Learning Program in Disaster Medicine for Medical Students” presents the results obtained from a 7-years nationwide training program in Disaster Medicine developed by CRIMEDIM and SISM. DisasterSISM has reached more than 2000 students in 34 different Italian medical schools, sensitizing and training them about Disaster Medicine.
The Israeli Ministry of Health and the Home Front Command hosted the Fifth Israeli International Conference on Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters. This meeting provided an opportunity for professionals from around the world to share the latest findings and new experiences concerning health system readiness for disasters and emergencies of all types. The aim of the conference is to promote international networking between health care professionals in the fields of preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters and to enhance international research collaboration in the field of emergency and disaster medicine and public health preparedness.