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Natural disasters and health emergencies

  • Potentially Avoidable Premature Mortality in the Context of Health Emergencies and Disasters

    Sep 25, 2021
    Health emergencies and disasters are direct contributors to PAPM as deaths resulting from those events are mostly avoidable, and thus require a strengthened response capacity to reduce its consequences. This response should rely not only on the public health and healthcare systems, but on a broader national approach acting in a coordinated and timely fashion to face those events.