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Report of the 5th ICMM Pan-Asia Pacific Regional Working Group

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REPORT OF THE 5th ICMM PAN-ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL WORKING GROUP
REGIONAL ASSEMBLY

(VITRUAL SESSION)

Tehran, Iran

15 December 2020


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REPORT OF THE 5th ICMM PAN-ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL WORKING GROUP
REGIONAL ASSEMBLY

(VITRUAL SESSION)



After a proclamation by the Secretary-General of the ICMM, the Islamic Republic of Iran presented to the Secretariat General a proposal to hold the 5th Regional Assembly via video conference.

After approval by the General Secretariat, all organizational measures were taken, including sending the invitation, poster and agenda to all ICMM Pan Asia Pacific Member States. The meeting was held on December 15, 2020, according to the agenda. The following is an overview of what took place at the event:

Brigadier General Dr. Leo KLEIN, Representative of the Secretary-General, welcomed and expressed the views of the ICMM.

Then, the chairman of the Pan Asia Pacific Regional Working Group, Brigadier General Dr. Hassan ARAGHIZADEH reported the actions taken under Iran’s two-year chairmanship.

Next, two scientific lectures were delivered entitled:

1) Experiences and lessons learned from exposure to Covid-19 in military medicine, by Professor Mostafa GHANEI; and

2) Future global, regional, and national trajectories of COVID-19 and the role of Armed Forces in prevention, by Professor Ali Reza KHOSHDEL.

Participants were then asked to declare their candidacy for the chairmanship of the Pan Asia Pacific Regional Working Group, but no country volunteered.

Afterwards, a report and a video announcement of the 2021 ICMM World Congress in Belgium were displayed. In the end, the Representative of the ICMM Secretary-General expressed his comments and closing speech.

Twenty-three individuals from 8 countries attended the meeting. Of the participants, two were from Armenia, one was from Azerbaijan, eleven were from Bangladesh, two were from Belgium (including the Representative of the ICMM Secretary-General), four were from China, one was from Myanmar, one was from Oman, and one was from Turkey.

Brigadier General Dr. Hassan ARAGHIZADEH (MD)
Head of Health Department of the Islamic Republic of Iran Armed Forces General Staff
Chairman of the ICMM Pan Asia Pacific Regional Working Group