• Quality Forum 2018

Camila Lajolo: Tales from the Field – What Disasters Can Teach Us About Resilience


Camila Lajolo, Corporate Manager for Quality & Patient Safety at Associação Congregação de Santa Catarina, Brazil, presented the closing plenary at Quality Forum 2018 on February 23.

Camila is one of the leaders of ACSC’s successful safety program. In 2017 she spent nine months working as Technical Officer with the Emergency Medical Teams Initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Program in Geneva. When a disaster strikes, time is of the essence. The WHO Emergency Medical Teams Initiative assists in building capacity and strengthening health systems when they are needed the most. It coordinates the rapid deployment of quality assured medical teams in outbreaks and emergencies, and helps countries around the world continue to develop their own response teams.

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