28. 10. 2022
Regional Training on Tactical Medicine Delivered in Dushanbe
The Law Enforcement In Central Asia (LEICA) project funded by the European Union conducted five-day Regional Training on Tactical Medicine on 24-28 October 2022, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
The training was organized in cooperation with the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) and hosted by the CBRN Safety and Security Agency (CBRN SSA) Training Centre of Tajikistan.
Three experts from EU MS have delivered this training. Each topic of the training was reinforced with practical exercise, simulated close to real case scenarios.
21 (5 women participants) officers from medical departments of different law enforcement agencies of Tajikistan (12), Turkmenistan (2) and Uzbekistan (7) have practiced tactical medical casualty care and management of mass casualty incidents (including CBRN related incidents), medical triage, casualty evacuation rules and methods out of the danger zone, MARCH algorithm, health hazards imposed by the CBRN agents, types of personal protection equipment (PPE) and their use in accordance with the danger and character of the CBRN threats.
The last day of the training, trainees were challenged to pass final exercise with aim to demonstrate all topics they have practiced during the course.
Mr. Davide Casale, Political Officer of the European Union Delegation to Tajikistan and Ilhom Mirsaidzoda, Director of the CBRN SSA of Tajikistan has awarded training participants with certificates.
At the closing ceremony Mr. Casale emphasized that CBRN risks mitigation is essential to increase the resilience of our countries against CBRN threats, and end improve prevention, response and preparedness capabilities. “Through activities like the Regional Training on CBRN, the EU with the LEICA project seeks to make a valuable contribution to build law enforcement capacities in Central Asia both at national and regional level.”
The Project LEICA is implemented by the European Commission through a consortium made of French CIVIPOL and Slovak ISEMI, supported by Interpol.