The Ministry of Health and Bhutanese clinical leaders – with recommendations from Harvard Humanitarian Initiatives (HHI) – formed a core team of Bhutanese specialists along with specialist from HHI to conduct a National Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care (NEMTC) training in Bhutan for doctors of all district.
This core team and relevant specialists provide a 5-day training of the National Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care modules. The NEMTC trainings will be conducted in two regions: Mongar and Phuentsholing.
The goal of the NEMTC training is to improve clinical effectiveness of doctors in areas of critical emergency medicine and trauma care, thereby reducing the referrals and to provide a uniform emergency management and trauma care protocols at every hospital.
Some 40 doctors around the country attended the training.