Friday, December 1, 2017

Help for Puerto Rico

On Nov. 25, a team of a 26 MGH staff members deployed to Puerto Rico to assist in the continued recovery following Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on the island in late September. The team, which was organized by the MGH Center for Disaster Medicine and the MGH Center for Global Health’s Office of Global Disaster Response, includes five physicians, one physician assistant, 15 nurses, four nurse practitioners and one logistics/security staff. The team is expected to be deployed for two weeks and will work closely with federal and local partners to assess and address the needs of the local population.



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