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  • 20 Apr 2024
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IIT Kanpur to Collaborate with Armed Forces Medical Services

Why in News?

Recently, The Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaborative research and training with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.

Key Points

  • Under this AFMS and IIT Kanpur will collaborate to undertake research and development of new technologies to address health problems faced by soldiers in difficult terrains.
  • It will also provide technical expertise for developing AI diagnostic models, at the Armed Forces Centre for Computational Medicine established in Armed Forces Medical College, which is first of its kind amongst medical colleges in India.
    • Under the ambit of this MoU, faculty exchange program, joint academic activities and development of training modules will also be planned.

Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS)

  • The Armed Force Medical Services (AFMS) is an inter services organisation under the Ministry of Defense, covering the Indian Armed Forces.
  • It came into existence in 1948.

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