Important message about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

In an effort to care for all of our personnel, families, and mission around the world, EMI has been taking a number of steps in response to the progress of COVID-19.

Location-specific Crisis Management Teams are now in place to monitor COVID developments, inform, and care for EMI personnel. All official EMI travel (including project travel) has been cancelled or postponed and no new travel plans are being prepared until further notice. EMI’s worldwide offices are in varying states of closure with personnel working remotely or from home as they are able.

We continue to actively monitor the situation and will respond to new information affecting our worldwide ministry and teams. We view the COVID-19 Coronavirus an opportunity to live out the gospel and our faith in Jesus through the ministry of EMI.

for Majority World healthcare spaces

In this webinar, designers from EMI India share about their work to assist Christian hospitals in India to prepare healthcare staff and spaces for a temporary influx of COVID-19 patients. [Note: This webinar was produced from an internal video conference in June, 2020.]

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify sources, data collection methods, and introduce example hospital campus in western India.
  2. Terminology, requirements, and example flow diagram for COVID patient populations.
  3. Terminology, requirements, and example flow diagram for healthcare staff serving COVID patient populations.
  4. On the design of air circulation improvements for COVID-related spaces.
  5. On the design of a self-contained COVID assessment centre.

Presentation Materials

COVID-19 Infection Control CAN-US Presentation.pdf

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