New Delhi to host 1st conference on Military Medicine for SCO member states
The first Conference on Military Medicine for Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) Member States will be held in New Delhi from 12-13 September 2019. The conference will also be 1st military co-operation event hosted by India under SCO Defence Co-operation Plan 2019-2020, after India became an SCO member country in 2017.
About Conference on Military Medicine for SCO Member States
Objective of Conference: To share best practices in field of military medicine, build capacities and overcome common challenges
Participants: SCO Member States will be represented by senior military medical practitioners. These Military medicine experts from SCO member countries will meet in New Delhi for a 2-day conference starting from September 12. Apart from member countries, Dialogue Partners Nepal and Sri Lanka will also be sending their delegations to participate in conference. Representatives from Pakistan may also attend the event.
It will be conducted by Indian Armed Forces under the aegis of Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS).
Key Highlights of Conference:
During the conference, Indian Armed Forces will also demonstrate Rapid Action Medical Team and organise a visit for delegates to Army Research and Referral Hospital.
Deliberations will take place between participating military medicine experts of SCO Member countries on rendering of combat medical support, measures to improve patient safety and humanitarian assistance during disasters.
Conference will be preceded by a meeting of heads of delegations to discuss areas of cooperation in field of military medicine between SCO member countries.