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About MMSN

MMSN is a society of doctors, medical students and allied health professionals interested and involved in mountain medicine, high altitude physiology and related maladies. We are a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization working to understand and explore the science behind altitude related illnesses and utilizing this knowledge in making our mountains safer. Our regular activities include: journal clubs where we discuss and do critical appraisal of research papers on high altitude and...

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About NepDiMM

Nepalese Diploma in Mountain Medicine is an internationally recognized post-graduate course organized and administered by the Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN). This course is approved by the Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisime (UIAA), International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM), and International Commission for Alpine Rescue (IKAR). In Oct-Nov 2010, a feasibility study for the Diploma in Mountain Medicine was done in Kathmandu and the Khumbu region of Nepal with...

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Diploma in Mountain Medicine

Nepalese Diploma in Mountain Medicine is a UIAA/IKAR/ISMM approved post-graduate course administered in Nepal by MMSN.

NepDiMM 2023

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the NepDiMM 2023 in Kathmandu and Manang. We extend our heartfelt thanks to all participants, organizers, and supporters who contributed to its success. Looking ahead, we are excited to share that we are already planning a new DiMM program for next year. Details will be shared in the coming months, and we look forward to your continued participation and support. Stay tuned for updates and further information

Application for NepDiMM 2025

The administration is planning to execute the next DiMM in 2025. We anticipate the application for enrollment will be opened in late 2024. The timely updates and notifications regarding the application process and other relevant details will be shared on our website. If you have any questions or concerns regarding DiMM, please reach out to us at or .


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MMSN is affiliated to the International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM) that aims to bring together physicians, scientists and allied professionals in mountain medicine.

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