In partnership with New York City based Northwell Health, the City of Arequipa (Peru) Regional Bomberos Organization and the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), Health Bridges International is leading the development of a sustainable first responder training program. Utilizing the train-the-trainer model, HBI and our partners are developing groups of trainers to pilot test a USAID first responder curriculum in a series of select volunteer firehouses in the City of Arequipa.
The project, a three year pilot designed at measuring the impact of the train-the-trainer curriculum, will include a formative evaluation plan. Completion of the Emergency Response Together training will allow firefighters to provide consistent and standardized medical assessment and care. In addition, the development and implementation of a standardized train-the-trainer curriculum will allow for scaling of trainings to other geographic areas throughout the country of Peru.
HBI is proud to be partnering with Northwell Health, FDNY, and the Arequipa Regional Bomberos to develop and implement this critically important project. To learn more about the ongoing activities of the Emergency Response Together project, contact HBI at: Info@HBInt.org
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