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AFEM Rapid Assessment Protocol poster sets- now available!

AFEM has created laminated sets of Rapid Assessment Protocol posters. These flowchart-style diagrams are designed to match the RAPs located in the AFEM Handbook on Emergency Care, and they can act as a great quick reference for a number of common presentations in the ED. 

Purchase a spiral-bound set of 23 A3-sized laminated posters for USD60 by contacting 


  • Pocket-sized RAPs

The same 23 topics presented as rapid assessment protocol flowcharts, but scaled down to A5; perfectly portable!

  • RAPs in French!

Poster and pocket-sized available, fully translated into French. A million thanks to our translation team

Dr. Mher Barbarian, MD
Dr. Virginie Clavel, MD
Dr. Samantha Dankoff, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Jennifer Turnbull, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Chamé Blackburn, MD, FACEP

Dr. Mundenga Muller, MD

And RAPs translation coordinator-extraordinaire: Paul Kim 

South Africa

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EMSSA represents a group of enthusiastic healthcare professionals dedicated to the development of quality emergency care throughout South Africa. Emergency Medicine has only recently been recognized as an independent speciality, although this country has always had a large burden of patients presenting to our pre-hospital and hospital emergency services with experienced and passionate personnel rendering much needed care.



The Emergency Medicine Association of Tanzania (EMAT) was formed in May 2010  by doctors and nurses with active involvement in emergency care in Tanzania. The President is Dr Hendry Robert Sawe, of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences(MUHAS)-Dar es salaam. The objective of EMAT is to Pioneer, promote and advocate for dissemination of emergency care in Tanzania, through Teaching, research and education of emergency care.



The Botswana Society for Emergency Care (BSEC) held it's foundational meeting in November 2010, and was officially registered as a society in Botswana in September 2011. BSEC's mission is to promote advocate for emergency care in Botswana through teaching, research, and education. BSEC liases with partners from EMSSA and AFEM, and supports the emergency medicine post-graduate training program at the University of Botswana School of Medicine. Since it's inception, BSEC has hosted seminars on emergency triage, pre-hospital care, and acute care needs in Botswana.



The Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medical Professionals was formed in 2012. The President is Dr Sisay Teklu, of Addis Ababa University. The objective of ESEP is to assist in development of hospital and Pre-Hospital emergency care.



LEMA will encourage and promote professional excellence, advance the science and practice of emergency medicine, and serve as an advocate for patients, their families, the public, the profession and the ER physicians. It will offer to the interdisciplinary team the necessary tools for the interaction with the critically ill patient and their families from a holistic perspective.



SEMPON held their inaugural scientific conference in September 2014, themed: "The State of Emergency Care in Nigeria: the Way Forward". The objective of the organisation is to evaluate the state of emergency care in Nigeria, and engineer cooperation and partnership among key stakeholders.



The president of the Egyptian Society for Emergency Medicine is Dr. Hussein Sabri. It was formed in 2012, and is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of emergency medicine. It is an interdisciplinary organisation whose members are involved in the provision of emergency care.