The role of professionals, in the media, in the humanitarian response to crisis situations, emergencies and disasters
6th and 7th of July 2017
WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF SPEAKERS, FROM:
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), Word Health Organization (WHO), Research Unit Emergency and Disaster (UIED) of the University of Oviedo, Society of Humanitarian Medicine,(SEMHU), University of Deusto, MEDIA ( RNE, TVE, Telecinco)
Dr. Daniel López Acuña (Former Adviser to the Director General World Health Organization), Dr. Pedro Arcos (Director. Research Unit Emergency and Disaster (UIED) of the University of Oviedo), Dra. Carmen Limiñana (Doctor, specilized, in emergencies and disasters)
Directed by: Graziella Almendral. Indagando Televisión
This seminar brings together about 15 professionals covering all areas of crisis response, emergency and disaster, from planning and international coordination, research in this field, work on the ground. Public health specialists, humanitarian action, emergency physicians, healthcare managers, program response, anthropologists, specialists in security and conflict prevention, with journalists who cover emergencies or university professors who do research. Among all they make this course a unique opportunity to understand the causes and overall functioning of the crisis, emergencies and disasters.
6th of July
11.30h a 11.55h
1.- THE MAP OF THE CURRENT CRISIS, EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS
Current major conflicts, emergencies and disasters.
Dr. Daniel López Acuña
Former Adviser to the Director General World Health Organization and Former Health Action in Crisis, WHO
2.- THE GEOPOLITICS OF EMERGENCY, DISASTERS AND CRISIS.
Senior Lecturer and Researcher. University of Deusto.
Institute of Human Rights Pedro Arrupe
12.30h a 13.15h
3.- ARE THE EMERGENCIES AND CRISES INCREASING IN THE WORLD?
THE DISASTER EPIDEMIOLOGY AS A SOURCE OF INFORMATION FOR JOURNALISTS
Dr. Pedro Arcos. Director. Research Unit Emergency and Disaster (UIED) of the University of Oviedo
13.15 a 14h
4.- THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF HUMANITARIAN ACTION. Who are the actors involved?
Knowing “Who is Who” before elaborating the information
Dr. Daniel López Acuña (Former Adviser to the Director General World Health Organization)
14 h -15.30h
5.-WHEN AN EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT OCCURS,
HOW IS THE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL RESPONSE ORGANIZED?
María Carmen Limiñana Asensi. Emergency Doctor, Emergency and Disaster Expert
6.-WHAT SHOULD PREPARE A JOURNALIST BEFORE TRAVELLING TO AN EMERGENCY OR DISASTER?
Rosa Mª Calaf: Journalist TVE Correspondant.
16.15h a 17h
7.- How to prevent and control the international spread of
Diseases?. THE INTERNATIONAL SANITARY REGULATION.
Coordination of health alerts and emergencies.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND EQUALITY.
7th of July
9h -9.40h am
8.- HEALTH NEEDS IN CURRENT ARMED CONFLICTS
Natasha Howard. DIRECTOR OF THE LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE (LSHTM) SECURITY, CONFLICT, AND HEALTH RESEARCH (SCAHR) PROGRAMME
9.40 -10.05 am
9.- HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN SPAIN. CHALLENGES
Mónica Acosta. Chief of emergency and postconflict
SPANISH AGENCY FOR COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (AECID)
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION
10.- MYTHS AND REALITIES IN DISASTER, CRISIS AND EMERGENCY.
Alfonso Antona. Anthropologist and nurse. Specialist in Public Health.
SPANISH SOCIETY OF HUMANITARIAN MEDICINE
10.30 a 11h
11.- MAIN SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN A CRISIS, EMERGENCY OR DISASTER
Miguel Ángel Rodriguez.
11h – 11.30
12-THE SOCIAL NETWORKS IN EMERGENCIES: COMMUNICATION INFORMATION OR DISINFORMATION?
Luis Serrano. Journalist. Specialist in communication management in emergencies and disasters
11.30h Coffee break
Projection of the documentary: Immediate Disaster Victim Assistance. SEMHU/AECID
13.- ETHICAL AND DEONTOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF EMERGENCY INFORMATION:
Fernando González Urbaneja. Deontologica commission,Federation of Associations of Journalists from Spain
12.30h a 13.45h
14.- FINAL PANEL.
FORGOTTEN SANITARIAN CRISES. WHY ARE SOME DISEASES A DAILY NEWS AND OTHERS DO NOT APPEAR IN THE MEDIA?
Miguel ángel Rodrigeuz. Red Cross
Coral larrosa. Telecinco
Daniel Lopez Acuña WHO
Alfredo Menendez. RNE