WHO launches Basic Emergency Care training course

Developed by WHO and ICRC, in collaboration with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, Basic Emergency Care (BEC): Approach to the acutely ill and injured is an open-access training course for frontline healthcare providers who manage acute illness and injury with limited resources.

Produced in response to requests from multiple countries and international partners,

New Special Interest Groups – Call for Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest are invited for membership of :

  • Behavioural Emergencies Special Interest Group
  • Critical Care Special Interest Group
  • Trauma Special Interest Group

Nominations may be submitted by an IFEM member organisation, or by an individual member of a Member organisation.   Exceptions can be made if the individual is from a non-IFEM organization but can offer individual expertise.   

IFEM Board Elections – June 2018

The IFEM Board Election was held during the IFEM Assembly meeting on 6th June 2018.  The new Board of Directors is as follows:

Office-Bearers and Members of Executive:

President:                                                James Ducharme (CAEP)

Immediate Past President:           Lee Wallis (EMSSA)

President-elect:                                     Sally McCarthy (ACEM)

Vice-President:                                     Melanie Stander (EMSSA)

Treasurer:                                               Anthony Cross (ACEM)

Secretary:                                               Terrence Mulligan (AAEM)

Liaison and Oversight Officer      Ho Hiu-fai,