Disaster is a sudden event that threaten and disrupt people's lives and livelihoods. It caused by natural or non-natural factors as well as human factors. Disasters cause human casualties, environmental damage, property losses, and psychological impacts.
The competence of a doctor plays an important role in handling disaster conditions, emergencies including the COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID19 pandemic provides many stimuli for changes in daily behavior and activities. Adaptation to change is not only in the communication process to reduce the rate of disease transmission, but also in various disaster management protocols and emergency conditions in the community.
The Annual Scientific Week (ASM) is an annual conference of the Medical Faculty, Jenderal Achmad Yani University. The theme of this year event is “International Symposium on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response during Covid 19 Pandemic”. The purpose of this conference is to be a communication medium for the delivery of scientific developments in the biomedical and clinical spheres, especially those related to medical emergencies and disaster management. In addition, this conference is an opportunity to improve scientific climate among the academic community, alumni and students of Medical Faculty of Jenderal Achmad Yani University also the medical community in Indonesia and the world. This event consisted of 56 invited speakers and 16 moderators from 6 countries, namely Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Finland, the Netherlands and Italy. By actively participating in 12th conference, it is hoped that all participants and presenters can spread the result of their research, increasing the quantity and quality of scientific publications in media publications in which are recognized and can be accessed at the international level. We hope that this conference can be carried out continuously with more interesting studies according to the development of science and the needs of the community.
Efforts taken by peer reviewers contributed to improve the quality of paper, provided constructive critical comments, imporvements and corrections to the author are gratefully appreciated. We are very grateful to the International/National advisory committee, student volunteers and administrative assistants from institute management who selflessly contributed to the success of this conference. Also, we are thankful to all the author who submitted papers and their presentation to communicate with the other participants that really made this conference series a grant success. We look forward to seeing all of you next year at the conference.
Sayu Putu Yuni Paryati
Eka Noneng Nawangsih
Siska Telly Pratiwi