The Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC) released it’s progress report which highlighted the journey of HEOC to strengthen the national health emergency risk management capacity for a resilient health system.
HEOC plays a pivotal role in facilitating and maintaining operational linkages between health sector multi-hazard preparedness and response mechanisms and the existing and emerging institutions/mechanisms for community, province and the central level disaster risk management initiatives in other sectors.
The HEOCs function as the command center to organize and manage the resources and responsibilities to deal with emergency response.
Overview of report
- Health Emergency Operation Center
- National HEOC and Provincial HEOC’s Network
- Timeline of Establishment of HEOC
- Role of Preparedness and Response Readiness
- Hub and Satellite Hospital Networks expansion and strengthening
- Emergency Medical Deployment Teams (EMDTs)
- Capacity Building Activities
- Information Management
- Cluster activation, Partners and Coordination
- Hotline Numbers
- HEOC’s Role in Response to Emergencies
- General Response during all disasters
- Nepal Earthquake 2015
- Floods and Landslides 2017
- US Bangla Air Crash 2018
- Kavre, Panchkhal Food Poisonings 2018
- Dengue Outbreak 2019
- Bara – Parsa Windstorm 2019
- Other Response Activities: Health Sector Preparedness for high level visits and events
- Challenges and Way Forward
- National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Nepal
- DoHS Annual Health Report 2079/80
- Nepal National Health Accounts 2018/19 and 2019/20
- Vaccine Preventable Diseases Surveillance Plan (Polio Transition Plan)
- Recommendations of Measles Outbreaks and Root Cause Analysis 2022-23
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