Regional Trends in Road Traffic Crashes in Ghana, 2002-2004: What Are the Implications?

Eseoghene Okparavero
2005 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Clinic Emergency Preparedness Project and the development of the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Help Desk. Connecticut's approach to health emergency preparedness at the CCHC-level has been to form links with other state and local partners in order to weave a tightly integrated network for disaster response. The CCHCs in Connecticut have focused on their strengths of providing culturally-and linguistically-appropriate medical and behavioral health care to populations that traditionally have been
more » ... difficult to reach. One in 19 Connecticut residents utilize the services of a CCHC for their primary care. Of these patients, more than 40% have reported that they are best served in a language other than English. Conclusions: California and Connecticut have taken different, but complementary, approaches to CCHC emergency preparedness, which have been tailored to the needs of each state. Conclusion: Petroleum-related emergencies and disasters have a large impact across all segments of Nigerian society. The social, economic, and environmental damage from these events likely has very exceeded the health damage to the first generation of victims.
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00015612 fatcat:3kag4t552nfqpb77ih6q4sc4l4