CMDR COE hosted the workshop Military Medical Response in Disaster ManagementDate: (01-05-2014)
On 28-30 April 2014, the Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE) hosted the workshop Military Medical Response in Disaster Management, sponsored by US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence. The 3-day workshop focused on topics related to principles and practices of medical and psychological support in military missions as well as in operations in response of disasters. The workshop was attended by more than 25 participants from the Bulgarian Military Medical Academy, Joint Force Command, Land Forces, Air Force, medical experts from the services HQs, and Bulgarian Red Cross. Informative presentations delivered by instructors of 212-th Combat Support Hospital and Military Medical Academy and fruitful discussions during each session treated of important issues like framework of disaster planning process, components of basic and contingency plans, psychological aspects of disaster reaction and preventive medicine.
The Military Medical Response in Disaster Management Workshop demonstrated once again that such events enable sharing of ideas, knowledge and experience not only in the field of military medicine but also in many other areas of military practice.
Additional materials for the workshop are available on the CMDR COE site.
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