OPCW interns at the MMA
04. 05. 2009
BELGRADE, May, 08. - Medical experts from the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague, Kimberly Jo-Anne Putinta from Canada and Shaun Keith Camp from New Zealand have entered today the hospital internship program at the Military Medical Academy. That program would be run within the framework of cooperation established between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia and that Organization in 2007 in the area of medical training for the OPCW Inspectorate medical personnel at the Military Medical Academy.
As agreed, the two OPCW healthcare workers with undergraduate or postgraduate medical education would stay in our institution for the two-week period to acquire basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for recognizing, providing first aid and pre-hospital treatment of wounds and diseases of various etiologies. It concerns emergency, toxicological, surgical and infectious problems that may be actual in missions the OPCW medical personnel execute in various parts of the world.