Indian Army Will Train Doctors At High Altitude


New Delhi- 01 May 2019: For the first time in the history of Armed Forces, INDIAN ARMY will impart High Altitude Training to the private medical team of Six Sigma at High Altitude Warfare School, Gulmarg, Kashmir.  

In India, Six Sigma is the only non-government organization in India, that is trained by the maximum number of Military & Para Military Forces- Airforce, ITBP, BSF, CRPF & NDRF.  Six Sigma Healthcare is a prominent medical organization for providing free MOUNTAIN MEDICINE SERVICES at high hills. Without any help or donations at Any Time – Anywhere- Any Weather- Any Height Six Sigma is always ready for duty. Six Sigma Healthcare is remembered after God when someone is in trouble or someone is lost in the hills.

Exercise includes the exercises on Mountain Medicines, Latest Mountain equipment, Rock climbing, River crossing, Peak climbing, Rappelling, Basic life support , Advance Cardiac life support, Communication on High Altitudes, Glacier and Avalanche Rescue etc.

The exercise is conducted first time in collaboration with Indian Army, the aim is to train the “Medical Officer’s of Six Sigma Team because the organization is highly active on high altitudes medical services and rescue work. These life-saving skills will help them in better rescue management on high hills, said Dr. Pradeep Bhardwaj, Medical Director- Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Rescue Services. Mountain Medicines is the most difficult medical services. Every year millions of people travel to high-altitude every year for recreation and for work. Twenty percent of those traveling to altitudes below 5500 m/18,000 ft are affected by some form of altitude illness.

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This year Six Sigma High Altitude team is organizing free high altitude medical services in 2019 at Kedarnath, Badrinath, Hemkund and Madhyamaheshwar in Uttrkahnd. The team will also cover Kailash Mansarovar Yatra medical services at Nepal route up to the height of 19500 feet in China.

The organization is also the recipient of National Award from Govt. of India, like the National e-Governance Award 2017, National Youth Award 2017 and Nari Shakti Pushkar 2018 by the President of India.

About Six Sigma Healthcare:

Dr. Pradeep Bhardwaj, Medical Director with his dynamic Six Sigma team has done excellent Extraordinary work for the welfare of the society by providing free – “High Altitude Medical Rescue Services” up to the height of 24500 ft. at Mount Everest during Nepal Earthquake 2015 and Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (15500 feet) in China. He is the first to reach at Mount Everest base camp to rescue the people at the height of more than 24000 feet. The major medical operations are “Uttrakhand Flood – 2013, Shri Amarnath Yatra, Nepal Earthquake – 2015, Kailash Manasarovar Yatra – via Nathula Sikkim and Manimahesh Yatra in Himachal Pradesh. It is FREE WITHOUT ANY DONATIONS / GOVT. SUPPORT. THERE IS NO LIABILITY ON GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, THEY ARE LEADING BY EXAMPLES.  

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