IRRC No. 229

Exhibition «Medic-Air 1982»

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“Medic-Air 1982”, the international exhibition of medical and general aviation, was held in Geneva from 22 to 25 April. Sponsored by the ICRC and with the object of promoting and developing medical aviation, this event complied with one of the statutory tasks of our institution: to contribute to the preparation of Red Cross medical personnel and equipment, in particular for action in the event of armed conflict. The ICRC had previously held exhibitions of the same type, the first in 1924 and a second one in connection with the celebration, in 1978, of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant.

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