Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has also emphasized the need to include emergency medicine and 'trauma care' in the undergraduate medical education curriculum in view of the increasing loss of human life in road accidents and other disasters in India . In India, emergency medicine and trauma care are now included in medical education postgraduate courses.
Addressing the 10th Conference of Asian Countries (ACEM 2019) on Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) on Thursday, Naidu said the need and importance of emergency medicine cannot be ignored. He said, "In countries like India where more than half of the population lives in the village and the number of untimely deaths in accidents is continuously increasing, it is necessary to have at least one doctor trained in the emergency medical field in every village."
Naidu said, 'Providing good health services to the rural population is an important part of national development. It is also equally important that all villages be connected to the emergency medical services network. Systematic emergency medical services are very useful in saving lives in critical situations. Stressing the need to equip medical education students with emergency medical training, the Vice President said that he was happy to know that the government has started emergency medical department in all medical colleges of the country by 2022 to improve trauma care. Has been declared mandatory.
Dr. B. B., the acting president of the India unit of the Asia Emergency Medicine Association, the organization that organized the conference. Hariprasad said that medical education and training has been recognized in the emergency medical field in India, despite this, trained doctors are not given license to practice. Prasad said that trained doctors of India offer their services in Britain and other countries by obtaining license for practice but India is deprived of these services. Naidu assured to discuss the subject with the Ministry of Health. At the conference, Dr. Teymorish Kole, President of the Asian Society for Emergency Medicine, said that while educating and training emergency medical practitioners in India, they are serving all the countries of the world including Asia. He stressed the need to professionalize its curriculum.