Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling of the larger and/or more intriguing aspects of our global work…
NEPAL: A four-day emergency-room trauma course jointly organized by the ICRC and the Dhulikhel Hospital of Kathmandu University is taking place in Pokhara.
JAPAN: With healthcare systems left in crisis by the earthquake and tsunami, the Japanese Red Cross Society will provide vital medical infrastructure in one of the worst hit north-eastern areas, until damaged state services can recover.
SUDAN: The ICRC is working with government and local partners to vaccinate 100,000 cattle.
WORLDWIDE: The IFRC has announced the launch of the Nursing Network – a worldwide network of nursing colleges that will work together to ensure a global nursing workforce is ready to respond in the event of emergencies.