Research Center in Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Università del Piemonte Orientale (UPO)
CRIMEDIM is a university-wide academic center that conducts research, education and training in the field of disaster medicine and humanitarian health. The center is committed to promoting innovative research projects and to fostering learning and training programs using state of the art technologies to enhance the resilience of health systems in emergencies, disasters and humanitarian crises.
Its vision is to make health systems able to effectively protect people’s health from disasters and humanitarian crises, saving lives, minimizing deaths, injuries, disabilities and human suffering with competent and professional workforce.
CRIMEDIM works to enhance the resilience of health systems in emergencies, disasters and humanitarian crises through increasing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of health workers based on scientific evidence and field experience at local, national and international levels.