Activities

The main aim of the Health Emergency Situations Centre (HESC) - to participate in implementation of the strategy (policy) of the Government of Lithuania in the field of health emergency management; to create and implement national health emergencies' management system; to coordinate preparedness and activities of the institutions of the National Health System in case of emergency.

 

The main objectives:

 

• to coordinate the preparedness and activities of the National Health System institutions in case of emergency;

• to implement the roles and responsibilities of the National WHO International Health Regulations Focal Point and to participate in the implementation of WHO International Health Regulations (2005) in Lithuania;

• to coordinate the dispatch functions of the emergency medical services;

• to monitor and advise on poisonings;

• to administer State Medical Reserve, ensure its target use in case of crisis and emergencies.

 

HESC - Emergency Contact Point 24/7 for institutions of National Health Care System, European Union institutions (EWRS, RAS-BICHAT), WHO, other international organizations.

 

HESC organize daily activities of Emergency Operations Centre of the Ministry of Health.

Organize workshops, conferences, exercises in the field of heath emergencies management.

 

 
 
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