2013 Solomon Islands – Dengue Fever Outbreak

In April 2013 an Emergency Physician and Registered Nurse deployed as part of the Australian Medical Assistance Team (AUSMAT) to assist the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in the Solomon Islands following a dengue outbreak… NZMAT personnel worked alongside local emergency department personnel to manage patient care workload and flow while assisting to develop systems to strengthen the NRH emergency department, ensuring longer term resilience to manage continuing surges in demand.