Srinagar: Department of Hospital Administration, SKIMS, conducted a day long workshop on disaster management in the institute auditoriumon Thursday.
The workshop was focused on preparedness, response and recovery to lessen the impact of disasters, a statement issued by SKIMS Soura said here.
Director SKIMS, Dr A G Ahangar, underscored the importance of right education, proper management and right policy for managing various disasters.
Dr Syed Amin Tabish said that lack of preparedness in disaster management was major cause of loss suffered during natural disasters. He highlighted the importance of preparedness to lessen the impact of disasters.
Guest speakers presented their views on Disaster Vulnerability and Hospital Safety, Managing Poly-Trauma and Fire Safety in Hospitals. Dean Medical Faculty SKIMS & Joint Medical Superintendent SKIMS also spoke on the occasion. The workshop was attended by faculty SKIMs, students, scholars and administrative staff.