Update from UK EMT teams in Cambodia and Ghana

Last week team leader Dr Jerome Sess returned from Cambodia.


The MOH and WHO were pleased with the support offered, with the WHO lead Kumanan saying “Again to say that even in these difficult circumstances the EMT contributed so much and really left a lasting legacy. Thanks again for your support in making that happen.”

Dr Fredrick Mate continues to do fantastic work in Ghana, where there have been 641 confirmed cases and eight deaths (16.04.2020, 1200 GMT, CSSE, JHU). Work is ongoing embedding Standard Operating procedures and guidelines with regional teams.

Training continues to be a main focus, in the last week around 380 staff have trained/sensitised by National Case management from various facilities. In terms of clinical care, a team of select physicians from national case management team is offering support to regional clinical team at treatment centers on daily basis.

Twenty-eight specialized physicians and health experts are assisting in patient management and about 60 Medical Officers and ICU Nursing Staff have received training at the centre.


  • Arnold Joshua Wilson

    Reply 4th May 2020 8:35 pm

    A better disaster preparedness and response depends upon effective logistics management. Remember, logistics is the center of any humanitarian organization response.

  • erjilo pterin

    Reply 23rd May 2020 4:43 am

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