WHO in South-East Asia

WHO Convenes Emergency Medical Team Technical Working Group on National Accreditation

2-3 May 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

WHO held the first meeting of Emergency Medical Team Technical Working Group on National Accreditation on 2 to 3 May 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Twenty-three participants from the WHO African, Eastern Mediterranean, European, South-East Asian and Western Pacific Region participated in the meeting, along with WHO staff from all 3 levels of the organization. Key criteria and processes for national accreditation systems of Emergency Medical Teams were discussed at the meeting in order to inform the development of a framework to guide countries in the development of their own systems. WHO SEARO sees this as a key part to support improving the quality of care and levels of professionalism of national EMTs.

Group photo of participants of the meeting with WR Indonesia
Group work session of the meeting
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