DISASTER MEDICINE No. 1(101)•2018
1 The Federal State Budgetary Institution «All-Russian Centre for Disaster Medicine «Zaschita» of Health Ministry of the Russian Federation, Moscow
2 Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Further Professional Education «Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education» of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Moscow
3 Military Medical Academy named after S.M.Kirov, S. Petersburg
The main issues on the agenda of the conference of Collaborating centers of the World Health Organization on emergency situations are presented: the activity of the WHO Collaborating center at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden); the experience of work of medical international emergency response teams; tasks of WHO in the field of coordination of humanitarian assistance delivery in large-scale emergencies; mass events as a factor of increasing number of victims in possible emergencies, etc.
Key words: preparedness of emergency medicine for the events with mass congestion of people; WHO Collaborating center for emergency situations (crisis disasters management), WHO Department of crisis management