The Hospital Preparedness and Community Readiness for Emergency & Disaster (HPCRED) #2 is intended to strengthen the capacity of the Muhammadiyah hospitals in Palangkaraya – Central Kalimantan, and Bima – West Nusa Tenggara as well as various stakeholders that work on disaster management, particularly at health sector to be ready for any emergency related to natural disasters. The program is a commitment of MDMC to improve disaster awareness within the organization, establish the disaster management system and to increase efforts in emergency response as well as rehabilitation and preparedness. It is also a continuation of HPCRED #1 that was implemented in 2015 and also the Hospital and Community Preparedness for Disaster Management (HCPDM) program for 2008-2011, which are considered as a successful program.
The HPCRED # 2 consists of 9 majors programs including to develop Disaster Preparedness Hospital could be part of the health cluster system during emergency situation and disaster; to prepare community surrounding hospital to be ready during emergency and disaster situation, to establish and strengthen Hospital Deploy Team for emergency and disaster, to strengthen the network between Muhammadiyah health system in disaster management with local government and the various stakeholders that work before, during and after emergency situation and disaster. The hospitals’ capacity in emergency and disaster situation is strengthened by mainstreaming safe hospital, developing hospital disaster plan, setting up medical deploy team, improving doctor/staff capability as a team leader/manager and participating to build better system in health cluster during emergency and disaster, improving training modules and model as well as having the baseline and end-line survey.
The program is focusing on improving emergency unit (IGD) to have a better emergency services and a skilled deploy team and engaging the community surrounding hospitals to be ready during emergency and disaster situation as well as on how to coordinate with local government and other stakeholders All the process from planning, implementation including training, drill and simulation as well as monitoring and evaluation will be documented to ensure that the program could be used as lesson learned and shared knowledge for other hospitals and communities in other parts of Indonesia.
The HPCRED Program is implemented through structured organization management which is fully coordinated one to another and also well functioned and supported through partnership with the government agencies, such as: National & Local disaster management agency (BNPB/BPBD), National and Local Health Office (Kemenkes and Dinkes), the university and other stakeholders. The modules of the training, workshop, and drill are developed from HPCRED # 1.
The expected output is to replicate Hospital Preparedness and Community Readiness # 1 (HPCRED #1) Program in Palangkaraya and Bima Sulawesi as well as the involvement of community surrounding hospitals for the training to prepare any mass causalities issues. In addition, there will be set up an SOP for health response for disaster management in the two respective regions.
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