01 May 2019 | News
The exercise is conducted first time in collaboration with Indian Army
Indian Army's High Altitude Warfare School will train Six Sigma Healthcare in High Altitude Rescue techniques at Kashmir
Indian Army will impart High Altitude Training to private medical team of Six Sigma at High Altitude Warfare School, Gulmarg, Kashmir.
Exercise includes the exercises on Mountain Medicines, Latest Mountain equipment, Rock climbing, River crossing, Peak climbing, Rappelling, Basic life support, Advance Cardiac life support, Communication on High Altitudes, Glacier and Avalanche Rescue etc.
The exercise is conducted first time in collaboration with Indian Army, the aim was to train the “Medical Officer’s of Six Sigma Team, because the organization is highly active on high altitudes medical services and rescue work.
Dr. Pradeep Bhardwaj, Medical Director- Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Rescue Services said, “These life-saving skills will help them in better rescue management on high hills. The Mountain Medicines is the most difficult medical services. Every year Millions of people travel to high-altitude every year for recreation and for work. Twenty percent of those traveling to altitudes below 5500 m/18,000 ft are affected by some form of altitude illness.”
Six Sigma Healthcare is medical organization for providing free Mountain Medicine Service at high hills.