• Has a wide and excellent background in nursing education and disaster nursing course • A nurse trained by the Department of Health – Heath Emergency
Pros: acquired great skills and knowledge in emergency and disaster response operations.
Cons: long hours of work (72 hours the most).
Acted as an Emergency Officer On Duty at the Department of Health- Health Emergency Management Bureau with the following functions:
Monitor minor and major health and health related emergencies and disasters thru all types of media and provide such information to the Secretary of Health
Dispatch or mobilizes medical teams whenever emergencies needing – more... human resources from the national government was monitored
Review, analyze, and evaluate reports submitted by reporting offices and make such reports available for the consumption of the Secretary of Health, other government agencies and partners
Answer public queries related to health and refer accordingly when necessary
Acted as one of the Supervisor of the Health Emergency Management Staff- Operation Center with the following functions:
Oversee the day-to-day management of the Operation Center as a monitoring, communications, and coordinating arm of the agency in emergencies and disaster nationwide
Review and formulate policies, guidelines and protocols of the HEMS Operation Center
Accomplish and lead in the data gathering, collection of information, processing, analysis, preparation, dissemination and documentation of all reports and information of the Operation Center to decision makers and stakeholders on a regular basis and as the needs arise
Initiate capability building strategies for Operation Center staff
Lead in the conduct of monitoring and evaluation activities to enhance Operation Center systems
Represent Operations Center in meetings or activities of various clusters and working groups
Provide technical supervision to staff
Ensured all necessary situation reports on Health Emergency Management are prepared
Reviewed reports from the field and ensures proper use of information and storage
Proposed and accomplished protocols, guidelines, and office orders for the continuous evolution and improvement of the system in the HEMS-Operation Center
Among the technical working group which provided draft for the third edition of the HEMS Operation Center- Manual of Operation
Rendered professional services during the most disastrous events that struck the Philippines.
Accomplished reports and power point presentations in every emergencies and disasters that struck the Philippines for the use of the HEMS Director and Secretary of Health in various National Staff meeting with the President of the Philippines and Cabinet Secretaries – less