Hospital Safety Index - Strengthening Resilience in Emergency Situations

Created on Thursday, 09 February 2017

This index further illustrates the role of WHO/Europe in supporting national authorities to strengthen resilience in emergency situations which is in line with the Comprehensive Safe Hospital Framework, released by WHO headquarters in 2015.

 

Overall, 118 hospitals in 7 countries in the WHO European Region were assessed using the WHO Hospital Safety Index tool in 2015-2016. A total of 93 experts were trained – including doctors, civil and maintenance engineers and emergency planning experts from 14 European and 6 non-European countries.

with the Comprehensive Safe Hospital Framework, released by WHO headquarters in 2015.