MUHAMMADIYAH.OR.ID, YOGYAKARTA – International Search and Rescue (ISAR) Germany and Muhammadiyah Disaster Management Center (MDMC) signed an agreement on September 21, 2023, to establish the emergency medical team twinning, training, and transfer of knowledge (EMT TTT). The three-year program will focus on the two organizations’ capacity-building and knowledge exchange.
The signing ceremony was attended by representatives from ISAR Germany, the Robert Koch Institute, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Indonesian Ministry of Health, MDMC, and the Central Board of Muhammadiyah.
Under the agreement, ISAR Germany and MDMC will collaborate on activities such as experience and knowledge exchange. A day before the agreement signing, both parties conducted a workshop to identify the program focus and design a roadmap for the EMT TTT.
Head of the EMT Division at the MDMC dr. Eva Delsi, Sp.EM. mentioned that the roadmap would be broken down into several twinning activities.
“The agreement was initiated by a conference meeting between ISAR Germany and MDMC. The two organizations agreed to work together to improve the capacity of their EMTs. After this signing, we would formulate follow-up plans,” said dr. Eva in the press conference on the agreement signing.