The 64th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference, which would include the 54th Armed Forces Medical Research Committee (AFMRC) meeting is being organised at the Armed Forces Medical College from February 2-5. The conference is the largest gathering of armed forces medical personnel in the country.
Military medicine experts from academic institutions, hospitals and field areas, representing all specialties in medical science would meet and discuss a wide array of professional issues concerning the Armed Forces Medical Services.
This year, AFMRC would focus on research and innovations aimed at improving the quality of healthcare provided by the Armed Forces Medical Services.
The conference would be inaugurated by Lt Gen BK Chopra, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services, on February 3. AFMRC would also deliberate on contemporary issues and challenges facing the healthcare establishments of the Armed Forces Medical Services.
On February 2, awards for academic excellence would be presented to personnel of the Armed Forces Medical Services. This would be followed by a presentation of award-winning AFMRC projects. This year, more than 250 new research proposals will be discussed.