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Earthquake in Haiti and disaster medicine training

Hristianna Romanova, Iglika Marinova, N. Radeva, M. Marinov

Abstract

Inquiry research is made among medical students - 100 persons from Medical University - Varna at the end of 2010 with questionnaire containing 10 questions for determining the level of knowledge about disastrous situa tions. From the research we determine that 52% consider the Haiti earthquake like the heaviest disaster in the world, 39% point the Pakistan floods, 5% - other disastrous situations (vol cano ac tiv i ties) and 4% - can not determine. The majority 95% answer that they want to help the sufferers but only 41% were donated in the donation campaigns, organized by different, mainly TV shows presenters. The prognosis for the consequences of the Haiti earthquake is unfavorable for 51% from the participants.

Scripta Scientifica Medica 2011;V.43(1):51-53


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/ssm.v43i1.409

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Hristianna Romanova
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Hygiene and Disaster Medicine

Iglika Marinova
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Hygiene and Disaster Medicine

N. Radeva
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Health Management

M. Marinov
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Preclinical and Clinical Science

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