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Évaluation des performances de la surveillance des maladies transmissibles en cas de catastrophe

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Malgré l’intérêt d’une évaluation des performances pour améliorer la CDS en réponse à des catastrophes, il n’existe pas de référentiels clairs et acceptés. L’utilisation des critères et des indices existants ne fait pas l’objet d’un consensus. Les recommandations du CDC constituent …

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Une revue systématique de la littérature de gestion des cas de catastrophe internationale au lendemain de l’ouragan Katrina

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Comme d’autres  méga-catastrophes telles que l’ouragan Katrina sont susceptibles de se produire à l’avenir, il est clair que de meilleurs liens entre les communautés de gestion des urgences et le travail social international seront nécessaires, non seulement pour améliorer les résultats …

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Rééducation médicale et catastrophes naturelles : un examen systématique

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Il est nécessaire d’intégrer la rééducation médicale dans la planification des réponses et la gestion des catastrophes pour les catastrophes naturelles à venir.  Un meilleur accès à la rééducation, ainsi que l’investissement dans des infrastructures durables et l’éducation es véritablement crucial.
Nous …

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Handicap et rééducation sanitaire dans le contexte de l’aide humanitaire internationale

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Il existe peu de données scientifiques sur l’efficacité des interventions  de rééducation sanitaire suite aux catastrophes naturelles. On sait toutefois que le nombre absolu de blessure ainsi que le ratio des blessures mortelles dans les catastrophes naturelles ont considérablement augmenté au cours …

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Extreme weather events in developing countries and related injuries and mental health disorders – a systematic review

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There is an increased burden of psychological diseases and injury due to extreme weather events. This finding needs to be incorporated into activities of prevention, preparedness and general health care of those developing countries increasingly experiencing extreme weather events.
Due to …

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A systematic review of the international disaster case management literature in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

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As the prospects for more mega-disasters like Hurricane Katrina loom for the future, it is clear that better linkages between the international social work and emergency management communities will be needed, not only to improve disaster recovery outcomes, but also to …

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Secondary Stressors and Extreme Events and Disasters: A Systematic Review of Primary Research from 2010-2011

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The review findings from non-randomised studies published between 2010 and 2011 identified categories of secondary stressors such as economic stressors, health related stressors, loss of physical possessions and resources, health-related stressors, stress relating to education and schooling, stress arising from media …

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Medical rehabilitation in natural disasters: a systematic review

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There is a need to incorporate medical rehabilitation into response planning and disaster management for future natural catastrophes.  Access to rehabilitation and investment in sustainable infrastructure and education is crucial.
An evidence-based overview for effectiveness of medical rehabilitation intervention in natural disaster survivors and …

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Disability and Health Related Rehabilitation in International Disaster Relief

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Little scientific evidence on the effectiveness of health-related rehabilitation interventions following natural disaster exists. It is known, however, that absolute numbers of injuries as well as injury to death ratios in natural disasters have increased significantly over the last 40 years and that persons with pre-existing …

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Performance Assessment of Communicable Disease Surveillance in Disasters: A Systematic Review

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Despite the importance of performance assessment in improving CDS in response to disasters, there is a lack of clear and accepted frameworks. There is no agreement on the use of existing criteria and indices. The only relevant framework is the CDC guidelines- …

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