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Bruria Adini

Role: Senior Programme Committee
Affiliation: Tel Aviv University / Ministry of Health, Israel

Dr. Adini has a PhD in management of health systems. She served in the Medical Corps for 17 years including 4 years as head of the emergency hospitalization branch, responsible for the emergency preparedness of all general hospitals. For 3 years headed the Emergency Hospitalization Department in the Ministry of Health (MOH). Since 2000, she has served as a senior consultant of the MOH on emergency management. Dr. Adini specializes since 1987 in emergency preparedness and response of healthcare systems for mass casualty events and disasters. Dr. Adini directed on behalf of the MOH, Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the WHO various training courses, aimed at developing and enhancing emergency management competencies among healthcare personnel. Dr. Adini is a faculty member of the Department of Disaster Management and Injury Prevention in the School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine in the Tel Aviv University. She is a board member of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) and of the Local Authorities Confronting Disasters and Emergencies (LACDE) as well as a member of the Israeli National Council for Trauma and Surgery. Dr. Adini researches various aspects of emergency preparedness and response, including advanced methods of evaluating capacities and utilization of social media and has published numerous articles in leading peer-review journals.

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