SCAR/COMNAP JOINT EXPERT GROUP
on Human Biology and Medicine
Welcome to the Joint Expert Group on Human Biology and Medicine.
The Joint Expert Group on Human Biology and Medicine grew from a merger of the SCAR Expert Group in Human Biology and Medicine and the COMNAP Medical Network (Medinet). It’s objectives and operational guidelines are consistent with the aims and strategies of both COMNAP and SCAR.
JEGHBM consists of experts with healthcare experience in remote and austere environments. The group consists of medical doctors, psychologists, human physiologists and biologists who are actively engaged in medical care and medical /biomedical research in the Antarctic, Arctic, Space Medicine and other extreme and austere environments.
Updates to COVID planning and JEGHBM minutes can be found on the "JEGHBM Minutes" tab.
Lessons from the Poles: Remote living, working and healthcare in the poles, and Antarctica as the ultimate space analogue
We are happy to present links to the SCAR online presentations: