July 13, 2020

HSP Partners Hold Virtual CBRNE Medical Countermeasures Training In Kurdistan

In the Kurdistan region of Iraq, HSP Partners Dr. Wafaa Mufty of the Directorate General of Health-Duhok (DGOH), Dr. Souzan Eassa of the University of Duhok, and Dr. Ayad Almamoori of the University of Babylon, held a two-day virtual event this week to train ten frontline advanced medical professionals to adequately respond to injuries from Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) events.

These sessions, held on July 7th and 8th, served as the third and final training in a series about Basic Emergency Medical Awareness of CBRNE incidents. During the training, participants explored appropriate medical countermeasures for patients involved in incidents with CBRNE or hazardous materials, as well as the application of best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual engagement will now be offered on-demand to over 200 DGOH personnel for professional development and continuing education units.