Joint Expert Group on Human Biology and Medicine (JEGHBM)
The two key terms of references for the SCAR COMNAP JEGHBM highlight the critical linkages between SCAR and COMNAP and operational and research activities:
1. The JEGHBM will report to SCAR through the Life Sciences Group, working to further international cooperation and collaboration in basic and applied research on and healthcare of humans in Antarctica (e.g. biomedical sciences, social and behavioural sciences, and medicine) and to promote international co-operation in these fields.
2. The JEGHBM will work with COMNAP to further international cooperation and will work to improve healthcare in Antarctica and to facilitate human health and well being in this environment. The group will propose relevant areas of interest to COMNAP.
The group's Rules of Procedure are as follows: