At the 2002 NATO Summit still under the impression of the terror attacks in the United States, decisive capability gaps were
shown to exist within NATO. Among other issues, warnings were raised about the lack in capability for the near-real-time (NRT)
detection of disease outbreaks and the determination of whether these outbreaks are to be attributed to the use of biological
weaponry or to natural causes. Since 2003, under the lead of NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT), existing capabilities
and systems of NATO partners have therefore been identified and examined as to their suitability for operational use in NATO
Directorate General of Medical Services is the highest authority to oversee the medical services within the Nepalese Army. Medical services in Nepalese Army started in 1925 with the establishment of Tri Chandra Military Hospital in Kathmandu. Later in 1990, the establishment of 490 bedded multispeciality Shree Birendra Hospital in Chhauni, Kathmandu commemorates the expanding medical services in the organization.
The 2ndCourse on Water Management and Safety was held during the period from February 29 to March 04, 2016 at the Military Health Services’ School (EASSA) in Tunis. It is a francophone course recommended by the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) and organized by the General Directorate of Military Health of Tunisia (DGS) with partnership of the Central Directorate of Health Services for the Armed Forces (DCSSA) of France. It was presented in French with simultaneous translation to English.
Article: D. E. GOMES CORREIA, J. J. BALTAZAR MENDES (PORTUGAL)
Maxillo-facial injuries result from accidents, violence, firearms or falls from heights. They can occur isolated or in combination with other serious injuries. The frequency of facial injuries is high, because the face is exposed and has little protective elements. Their treatment requires special care which consists in life saving, maintaining or restoring dental function and appearance. This article presents the management and treatment of macillo-fasical injuries in the Central University Military Hospital of the Albanian Armed Forces.
Interview: The Polish Armed Forces Military Medical Service
Both the armed forces and medical services of Poland have been an active participant in international missions for many years.
MCIF is very grateful to Colonel Dziegielewski, Surgeon General of the Polish Military Medical Service, to have granted the following interview.