General Rosen, a visiting professor of the Military Medical Academy

17. 10. 2008

Belgrade, Ocotober 17 - At the official session of the MMA Teaching-Scientific Council, Major General Prof. Leif Svere Rosen, MD, PhD, Surgeon General of the Norwegian Armed Forces Medical Services was awarded the title of the MMA visiting professor. Major General Prof. Miodrag Jevtić, MD,PhD, the head of the Military Medical Academy and the president of the Teaching-Scientific Council presented General Rosen with the certificate and plaquette of the MMA visiting professor. Addressing the audience, General Jevtić said that he was honored to have Teaching Corps enriched with one great figure in the field of world war surgery, a doyen of the Norwegian general and vascular surgery and a man who is a great friend of the Military Medical Academy. He also expressed his satisfaction with the previous cooperation with the Medical Services of the Kingdom of Norway and expectations to have it enhanced and strengthened in the future. ‘All great and practical experiences of our experts gained in the field of war medicine, all the branches of surgery and other fields of medicine required for the treatment of the wounded and sick in cases of mass catastrophes and post traumatic stress disorder caused by war trauma we are ready to share with our colleagues from Norway for the wellbeing of all of us and with the intention of affirming further cooperation of two nations, two militaries and two countries’ said General.. General Rosen delivered afterwards a lecture on primary surgical treatment of all war injuries, the organization of mobile surgical teams and the experiences of the Norwegian Medical personnel and surgical teams operating within the peacekeeping operations framework. The visit of General Rosen and the members of his delegation to Belgrade is taking place within the framework of Final Planning Conference Meeting dealing with the conduct of forthcoming multilateral exercise ‘Save path 08’ designed to test medical personnel for treatment of civilian casualties in case of mass catastrophes and the real-world operation of the Light Field Hospital.

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