During the past week, scores of medical officers from various countries visited Israel for the annual COMEDS conference–Committee of the Medical Chief of Military Medical Services.

COMEDS: NATO Medical Officers in Israel

For the first time ever, the conference was held in Israel

Medical officers from all NATO countries attended the conference, headed by the IDF (Zahal), to discuss issues of military medical care, humanitarian aid and operations in disaster-struck countries.

Today the participants gathered in the Soroka hospital in Be’er Sheva, where they witness a large-scale exercise held by the IDF (Zahal) Home Front Command and the Medical Corps.

COMEDS: NATO Medical Officers in Israel

COMEDS participants witnessed a large-scale exercise at the Soroka hospital today. IDF (Zahal) representative (left) with NATO medical officers.