December 05 , 2018
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has organized a certificate distribution ceremony of a 3-Day Training Workshop on Mountain Security and First Aid that was held at Nepal Mountain Academy, Kathmandu on December 5, 2018. His Excellency Mr. Francois-Xavier LEGER, Ambassador of Embassy of France in Kathmandu was Chief Guest of the program.
A three-day training workshop on Mountain Security and First- Aid Training was organized by TAAN in joint coordination of Ice Himalaya President Mr. Maurice Duchene and his team from December 3-5.
A total number of 62 trekking professionals participated in the training. The workshop has been supported by Embassy of France in Kathmandu – La France au Népal. The technical supporters are Alliance Française Kathmandu, Société Française de Médecine de Catastrophe (SFMC), Association Nationale des Instructeurs et Moniteurs de Secourisme (ANIMS) and Secours En Montagne France.
TAAN President Mr. Nava Raj Dahal extended warm welcome to the auspicious gathering to celebrate the completion of mountain security and first-aid training. On behalf of TAAN, he expressed heartfelt gratitude to the team of Ice Himalaya and generous support from Embassy of France in Kathmandu – La France au Népal. He undoubtfully aforementioned the importance and popularity of the training, highlighting the its role to produce skillful mountain trekking guide. He congratulated all the trainees and encouraged them to utilize the knowledge and skills that they have acquired to ensure safety and security in the mountain tourism.
TAAN General Secretary Ang Pemba Sherpa wished all the training participants and assured that the training will be to easily cope with uncertainties during trekking and expedition.
Mr. Maurice Duchene appreciated all the trainees and acknowledge them to use their skills learned during the training that can help to overcome the uncertainties during trekking.
Chief Guest of the program, His Excellency Mr. Francois-Xavier LEGER utter that uncertainties does not come saying, thus, this training will help all the trainees in their day to day life.
The training is being provided by a team of five French professional trainers lead by Yues Prunier along other trainers Magalic JeanTeur, Lucie Cordier, Claude Massuye and Laure De Saint Blanquat.
As there are many hazards in mountains, the training will help the participants to tackle the uncertainties during their trekking period and ensure safety and security learning the techniques of French first-aid, medical diseases, expedition pharmacy and son on.