11 - 12 April, 2018 | London, UK

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Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency Provides Operational Insight and Reveals Future Investment Opportunities

Brigadier General James McClain is Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA), which is responsible for overseeing the execution of the Air Force Surgeon General’s policies and programmes. AFMSA provides leadership for the entire medical service supporting the activities of mo ...

See Who's attending this year

Take a look at the attendee list from this year's Medical Support Operations Summit

Todd Husty, CEO, TMH Medical Services

"Medical Operations Support by private industry is an excellent concept." TMH Medical Services is the largest private supplier of medical and dental services in Afghanistan and a sponsor of this year's conference. Defence ...

Ebola: International community ‘too slow’ to respond

April 2015 Jonathan Barden works as a humanitarian advisor and UK staffing lead for the Department for International Development’s (DFID) Ebola Crisis Unit (ECU) and will be speaking at the forthcoming Medical Support Operations conference in London ...

The Challenges Involved with Joint Civilian and Military Support Operations

When dealing with disaster relief operations and humanitarian crises, including logistics support and aid during civil wars and infectious disease outbreaks, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and militaries inevitably face a number of challenges. Ahead of 2016's Medical Support ...

5 Steps Militaries Must Take Before Deploying Medical Support [INFOPOSTER]

What does it take for a military to provide medical support during times of crisis? Deploying forces to areas hit by natural disasters, civil conflict or the outbreak of serious diseases is a mission that has become increasingly prioritised among those with the capability, but doing so requires c ...

The Changing Face of Crisis Response

The triple threats of asymmetrical warfare, natural disasters and contagious disease are clear and present dangers in the 21st century theatre. To address the needs of an increasingly severe operating environment, the military, non-governmental organisations and international civilian organisatio ...

Ministry of Defence Foreword

A Foreword by Major General Martin Bricknell. The Medical Support Operations Conference in 2018 is being organised by Defence IQ but supported by the UK MoD's Defence Medical Services (DMS)

[E-Book] The Four Most Important Things We Learned From The Medical Support Ops World In 2017

IN THE SECOND DECADE OF THE 21ST CENTURY, THE NATURE OF MEDICAL SUPPORT OPERATIONS IS A VERY DIFFERENT PROSPECT TO THAT OF THE 20TH CENTURY. From the prevalence of asymmetrical warfare to the threats of pandemic contagion in the developing world, the way in which militaries and civili ...

Confronting disaster and containing disease: A perspective from Denmark's expeditionary medical force

A humanitarian disaster presents unique challenges to the deployed medical care teams, notably when it comes to diseases, as the lack of local infrastructure and poor local hygiene compromise their containment.In this exclusive interview with Colonel Henrik Staunstrup, Surgeon Comm ...

Improving the delivery of deployed care by enhancing military-commercial partnerships: The role of the NSPA

The availability of equipment and material has a huge impact on the effectiveness of the delivery of deployed medical care, and it is all coming down to a robust procurement process. As the commercial sector is gradually viewed as the key to providing tailored solutions, a few questions re ...

Deployed medical care: Market overview

Ahead of Medical Support Operations 2018, Defence IQ sought to understand what challenges in terms of security, procurement and cross-sector partnerships the deployed medical care market experiences. In this exclusive infographic, learn what more than 300 experts