USA : DIMO, 59th MDW Help Rwanda Take Medical Training to Next Level

DIMO certified the first ever ITLS course in Rwanda earlier this year. ITLS supports medical competencies as outlined in the United Nations Medical Support Manual for Peacekeepers.By Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla

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Rwandan Defence Force students, joined by members of the Defense Institute of Medical Operations, hold up International Trauma Life Support certificates earned during the first ITLS course in Rwanda. With support from the 59th Medical Wing, DIMO certified the first ever ITLS course in Rwanda earlier this year. ITLS supports medical competencies as outlined in the United Nations Medical Support Manual for Peacekeepers.

Rwandan Defence Force students, joined by members of the Defense Institute of Medical Operations, hold up International Trauma Life Support certificates earned during the first ITLS course in Rwanda. With support from the 59th Medical Wing, DIMO certified the first ever ITLS course in Rwanda earlier this year. ITLS supports medical competencies as outlined in the United Nations Medical Support Manual for Peacekeepers.
Member of the Rwandan Defence Force practice medical procedures at Rwanda’s first High Fidelity Medical Modeling and Simulation Center. With help from the 59th Medical Wing, the Defense Institute of Medical Operations recently partnered with the Rwandan Defense Force to complete phase three of a project to create the country’s first High Fidelity Medical Modeling and Simulation Center, located at the Rwandan Military Hospital. The medical simulation center will help equip military personnel with necessary skills to save the lives of peacekeepers injured while on U.N. missions, and will also serve as a tool to strengthen the general health system in the Rwanda. READ MORE

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