The 12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine started in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The theme of the 4-day congress is “Mountain Medicine in the Heart of the Himalayas”.
The biennial event mainly focuses on science and research aspects of high altitude medicine. The flagship event of the International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM) is being held first time in Nepal and hosted by Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN).
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Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Nepal Capital: Kathmandu, Currency: Nepalese rupee, PM: K P Oli.