WHO mobilises emergency supplies and efforts in quake-hit Haiti and the Dominican Republic
This article was originally published in Clinica
The World Health Organization's (WHO) Health Action in Crises unit is spearheading efforts to meet the urgent healthcare needs of the Caribbean states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, following yesterday's earthquake. The quake inflicted "large-scale damage, including on hospitals and health facilities", said the WHO. Healthcare aid priorities include the treatment of major trauma injuries and wound management.