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Report on the DSA 2016 CBRNE Forum Programme

Dr Suhainizam (middle) and students of Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) UPM

 

REPORT ON THE DSA 2016 CBRNE FORUM PROGRAMME
19 APRIL 2016
PUTRA WORLD TRADE CENTRE, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

The Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition and Conference 2016 was held from 18 to 21 April 2016 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur this year and mark the 15th edition in the exhibition’s 28 year history and is expected to be the best and biggest one.

 

Battlefield medicine or healthcare has become one of the main topics DSA since 2008. With the theme of which is still very relevant in the defense sector, DSA 2016 once again displays exhibits relating to this field. DSA has the highest attendance of Surgeon Generals at a defence show globally. CBRNE once again been discussed through the CBRNE Forum Programme during DSA 2016.


The welcoming speech was given by Lt Gen Datuk (Dr) Abdul Razak Md Yusoff, Director General, Health Services Armed Forces and 'CBRNE Forum Programme' was officiated by Lt Gen Dato 'Sri Haji Sabri Adam (RMAF), Chief of Staff Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters.

Among the topics covered are as follows:

Topic 1: Civil Military Interoperability by Brig Gen (Dr) Mohd Amin Muslan

Topic 2: Future Capabilities for Wounded Personnel Decontamination. A conceptual and technological approach by Col (R) Wolfgang Widders

Topic 3: Economic Feasibility of Medical Countermeasures againts Rare, but Highly dengerous CBRN Agents by Mr Mark Johnson

Topic 4: CBRN trainning Opportunities by Assoc Prof Dr Victor Feisal Knight Col (Ret)

 

Reported by:

Dr Suhainizam Muhammad Saliluddin

Head of Environmental Health Unit

Department of Community Health


Date of Input: | Updated: | ahmadmustafa

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