The IAED is a non-profit standard-setting organization promoting safe and effective emergency dispatch services world-wide. Comprised of three allied Academies for medical, fire and police dispatching, the IAED supports first-responder related research, unified protocol application, legislation for emergency call center regulation, and strengthening the emergency dispatch community through education, certification, and accreditation.
Agencies in the News for Promoting the EIDS Tool for Ebola
The following agencies received news media coverage for encouraging the use of the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch’s® (IAED™) Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance (EIDS) Tool in light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The tool’s alert updates are downloadable for Priority Dispatch Corp.™ (PDC™) ProQA® Paramount and Legacy users at http://www.emergencydispatch.org/academy-news/eids-tool. EIDS alert update manual cards are also downloadable for free to all emergency communication centers at http://www.emergencydispatch.org/ebola-software-and-card-updates.