Track your handbook
The AFEM handbook of Acute and Emergency Care
Help us learn more about the impact of the handbook by tracking yours-- new or used. Once you enter your number, you'll be able to see a map of where the others are. This tracking will give AFEM a better sense of how the handbook is making its way around Africa and beyond and help us target interventions and training for the future. If you don't have a number in your book, log it as 000.
Quick Links to Neat Things:
- Health Navigation and Emergency Response in Lake Victoria, Kenya: a novel approach to improve access to care on the rural Mfangano Island. Learn more at http://organichealthresponse.org/health-navigation/
- #badEM: Brave African Discussions in Emergency Medicine. This blog site is all about promoting the special uniqueness of EM in Africa, and welcomes contributions! Check it out: www.badem.co.za
- Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation: New vehicle for promoting emergency medicine research and development in Kenya. Follow their current projects or submit an abstract by visiting http://www.emergencymedicinekenya.org. Congrats to Ben Wachira for getting it rolling!
- EM Uganda: A blog dedicated to the growing practice of Emergency and Disaster Medicine in Uganda: http://www.emergencymedicineuganda.com/
- Article two in EPi, about Dr. Gamal Khalifa, champion of Emergency Medicine in North Africa: http://www.epijournal.com/articles/194/meet-gamal-khalifa-champion-of-north-african-em
- 24/7/365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine. A documentary on the beginning of emergency medicine in the US, and how the founders who led the charge obtained recognition as a specialty
- Our own Hendry Sawe, EMAT President, in the latest issue of EPi: http://www.epijournal.com/articles/167/hendry-sawe-young-leaders-bring-fresh-energy-to-african-emergency-medicine
- SEARCH-Africa: Increasing access to clean and reliable energy sources in healthcare facilities: http://www.searchafrica.org/
- Support-a-Delegate (Supadel) gets some press: http://stemlynsblog.org/support-an-african-delegate/
- Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review. Highlights and disseminates high quality global EM research through annual publication of a databse of selected articles, summaries, and critical analyses: http://www.gemlr.org/