A rapid healthassessment team consists of a public healthexpert/epidemiologist, a nutritionist, a logistician/administrative officer, and a water and sanitation/environmental health specialist, should anyone else be on the team? If so why?
Additional members of the Rapid Health Assessment team should include an internal medicine specialist, a Pediatrician and an environmental engineer.
The internal medicine specialist is needed, as many epidemics affect people in different ways. An older person taking medications for other illnesses might not respond to the same recommended treatments or preventive …
Rapid Health Assessment team members’ roles are summarized clearly.