42nd International Congress of Military Medicine Begins

The 42nd World Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) organised by the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) began in New Delhi.

The five-day event is being organised for the first time in India, and is the largest medical conference ever organised by the AFMS. The theme of this 42nd World Congress is “Military Medicine in Transition: Looking Ahead.” 
News in-a-line:
42nd World Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM)- in New Delhi- organised by the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS)- with theme “Military Medicine in Transition: Looking Ahead.” 

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. The ICMM is an international inter-governmental organisation created in 1921.
  2. ICMM has its secretariat at Brussels in Belgium and currently has 112 nations as members.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)