One Health Disaster Front Liner Module Development Workshop

Updated: Feb 11, 2021

MyOHUN Develops a Module to Train Workers on the Front Lines of Disaster Response

With today’s emerging infectious disease issues, training is necessary to ensure competent frontline health workers are deployed to a disaster area. From 16 to 19 January 2018, a One Health Disaster Front Liner Module Development Workshop was held in Melaka, Malaysia. A total of 25 academics and field experience officers from the Ministry of Health, National Disaster Management Association (NADIM), National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Hospital Serdang and Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru attended the activity. This 4-day training aimed to develop the basic One Health Disaster Front Liner Module covering the four phases of emergency management.