Aim of Website:
The aim of this website is to share real-time update information over the Emergency Medical Team Minimum Data Set (MDS). Official information should be confirmed at the WHO EMT initiative website.
The WHO EMT MDS ver1.0
*Daily Report (3.) is published as an official form. Other forms (1. 2. 4.) is published as referential forms to support MDS data flow within EMT and EMTCC.
＊For IT developers, please be noticed that the EMT MDS would be published with minor modification according to the revised blue book.
*Updated on 14th/Nov/2019
EMT MDS Tool Collections
Here are the free tools to enable EMT CSV data reporting and EMTCC swift feedback.
The EMT MDS is an open platform for every EMT/IT expert to develop there own apps. Please join, make this platform rich, and improve the EMT information management together toward the next "big one".
Tools for EMT - The MDS Maker
MDS Maker (Excel runs on Windows PC - not on Mac OS)
MDS Maker (iPhone app runs on FileMakerGo 18 - not on Android)
Tools for EMTCC - The MDS Feedback Maker
MDS Feedback Maker (Excel program run on Widows PC - Not on Mac OS)
How to get the app on your iPhone
Go to the App Store, get and install the FileMakerGo18 ( run only on FileMakerGo ver.18).
(Option) In case the dropbox link(2.) doesn't work, you can send request by e-mail. The app file will be sent to you by email.
How to use the MDS Maker
Input Date and Team information
Input Patient data
Input Needs and Risks comments
Send MDS data to EMTCC by Email
Forms, Instruction and Tools can be downloaded as tool kit.
Protocol (EMT MDS eDATA format )
Tool for EMT (Windows Excel) _MDS Maker
Tool for EMT (iPhone) _MDS Maker
Tool for EMTCC (Excel) _MDS Feedback Maker
Tool for EMTCC (Excel) _MDS-FeedbackMaker(WeeklyReport)
Exon Guide (PowerPoint）
Model Patients list (available soon)
Kubo, T., Chimed-Ochir, O., Cossa, M., Ussene, I., Toyokuni, Y., Yumiya, Y., Kayano, R., & Salio, F. (2022). First Activation of the WHO Emergency Medical Team Minimum Data Set in the 2019 Response to Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Prehospital and disaster medicine, 37(6), 727–734. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X22001406
Yanasan, A., Pongpamon, N., Pattanarattanamole, R., Rojsaengroeng, R., Natsukawa, T., Katsube, T., Kubo, T., Toyokuni, Y., & Ikeda, S. (2022). ARCH Project and the Global Initiatives of Disaster Health Management. Prehospital and disaster medicine, 37(S1), s11–s15. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X22000048
Kubo T, Yanasan A, Herbosa T, Buddh N, Fernando F, Kayano R. Health Data Collection Before, During and After Emergencies and Disasters—The Result of the Kobe Expert Meeting. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16(5):893. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050893
Chimed-Ochir, O., Yumiya, Y., Taji, A., Kishita, E., Kondo, H., Wakai, A., . . . Kubo, T. (2022). Emergency Medical Teams’ Responses during the West Japan Heavy Rain 2018: J-SPEED Data Analysis. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 1-7.
Sugimura M, et al. Incidence of Acute Respiratory Infections during Disasters in the Absence and Presence of COVID-19 Pandemic. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2022;37(1):142-144.
Kubo T, et al. Health Data Collection Before, During and After Emergencies and Disasters-The Result of the Kobe Expert Meeting. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 12;16(5):893.
Kubo T., Salio F., Koido Y. (2020) Breakthrough on Health Data Collection in Disasters—Knowledge Arises in Asia Spread to the World. In: Chan E., Shaw R. (eds) Public Health and Disasters. Disaster Risk Reduction (Methods, Approaches and Practices). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0924-7_19
Yamashita K, Natsukawa T, Kubo T, Kondo H, Koido Y. Vulnerability of Pregnant Women After a Disaster: Experiences After the Kumamoto Earthquake in Japan. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2019;34(5):569-571.
Kubo, T, et al. (2019). Experience of Activation of the J-SPEED(MDS) in Japan. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 34(S1), S130-S131.
Kubo, T., Kondo, H., & Koido, Y. (2017). The J-SPEED: A Medical Relief Activities Reporting System for Emergency Medical Teams in Japan. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 32(S1), S228-S228.
Activation at the International Exercises (★Actual Responses)
【THA】ARCH (Project for Strengthening the ASEAN Regional Capacity on Disaster Health Management) Start-Up Drill
【ITA】WHO Emergency Medical Teams Coordination Cell (EMTCC) Training Course
【THA】ARCH 1st RCD
【PHL】 iSPEED Training of Trainee
【MYS】INSARAG ERE SIMEX
【VNM】ARCH 2nd RCD
【PHL】ARCH 3rd RCD
【PHL】INSARAG ERE SIMEX
【THA】ARCH/WHO EMTCC Training Course
【AUS】WHO EMTCC Training Course
【IDN】ARCH 4th RCD
【THA】INSARAG ERE SIMEX
【BEL】WHO EMTCC Training Course
【JPN】★ Diamond Princess Cruise Ship)
【THA】Cobra Gold (39th) Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Exercise
【VUT】★ Tropical Cyclone Harold
【JPN】★ Kumamoto Heavy Rain Response
【WHO】WHO EMTCC remote simulation exercise (refresher course)
【JPN】★Landslide at Izuyama, Atami, Shizuoka
【CHN】INSARAG ERE SIMEX
【USA /JPN】US-JP DMAT Joint Exercise
【PHL】★Typhoon Rai Response
【MDG】★Cyclone Batsirai Response
【MDA】★Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis
【UKR】★Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis
【POL】★Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis
【IDN】INSARAG ERE SIMEX
- This website is developed with support by the Hiroshima University.
- The EMT MDS Feedback Maker+ was developed by the Japan International Coorporation Agancy (JICA) in collaboration with the WHO EMT Initiative during the Humanitarian Crisis 2022.
Contact window Tatsuhiko Kubo MD. PhD. Chair of the WHO EMT MDS Working Group Professor & Head of Department of Public Health and Health Policy, Hiroshima University Ledear, Public Health Module/EMT Initiative Corresoponding Unit, Japan Disaseter Releif Medical Team, JICA