Indian Army to train medical team of Six Sigma

first_imgFor the first time in the history of Armed Forces, Indian Army will impart high altitude training to private medical team of Six Sigma at High Altitude Warfare School, Gulmarg, Kashmir.Six Sigma is the only non-government organisation in India, which is trained by the maximum number of military and para Military Forces like Airforce, ITBP, BSF, CRPF and NDRF. Six Sigma Healthcare is famous for providing free Mountain Medicine Services at High Hills with donations at any time, any where, any weather, any height. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe training includes 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 being conducted for the first time in collaboration with Indian Army. These lifesaving skills will help them in better rescue management on high hills, said Dr Pradeep Bhardwaj, Medical Director – Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Rescue Services. The Mountain Medicines is the most difficult medical services. Every year millions of people travel to high-altitude for recreation. Twenty percent of those traveling to altitudes below 5500 m/18,000 ft are affected by some form of altitude illness, said Pradeep Bhardwaj, CEO – Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Rescue. This year Six Sigma High Altitude team is organising free high altitude medical services in 2019 at Kedarnath, Badrinath, Hemkund and Madhyamaheshwar in Uttrkahnd. The team will also cover Kailash Mansarover Yatra medical services at Nepal route, up to the height of 19500 feet in China.last_img

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