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July 2016

Press Contact:

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Tel. (312) 781-5185
Fax (312) 781-5188

Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601


The first DiMiMED Asia, Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine, to be held on August 31 during MEDICAL FAIR ASIA (August 31 – September 2, 2016 (at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore) will focus on virus prevention including Zika, disaster management on land and at sea, traumatology and air evacuation as well as infectious diseases.

The conference organizer Messe Düsseldorf Asia has been staging previous DiMiMED edition at MEDICA, the world’s largest medical trade fair held annually in Düsseldorf, Germany. Since its inception three years ago, DiMiMED has grown into an internationally recognized conference focusing on current issues in military medicine and disaster medicine. It provides a much needed platform promoting global cooperation by bringing together civilian and military experts from around the world to share experiences and build contacts.

Some of the highlights of the conference will include:

Disaster Management on Land & Sea

  • 1. Medical Aspects of Radiation by Prof Aleksander Grebenyuk
  • 2. Organizational Experiences on Medical Management by Colonel Mehmet Eryilmaz
  • 3. Nepal Earthquake 2015: Medical Issues and Challenges by MG Dr Kishore Rana

Traumatology & Air Evacuation

  • 1. Advances and Developments in Aeromedical Evacuation by Major Dr. Norman Tan Zhi Peng
  • 2. Satcom-based Telemedicine for Challenging Missions by Dr. Mario Polaschegg

Infectious Diseases and Force Health Protection

  • 1. Dengue Virus: Which Prevention for Troops? By Colonel Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux
  • 2. Zika Virus: A New Emergency by Colonel Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux
  • 3. Ebola Prevention, Control Strategy, Pattern of Chinese Army by Professor Zhao Jingming

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