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News 8th Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME) • Spiez, Switzerland • 30 August to 4 September 2020



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22nd ICMM Course on Law Of Armed Conflict (LOAC)

CANCELED

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8th Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME)
Spiez, Switzerland
30 August to 4 September 2020

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM COURSE 2020

The International Committee of Military Medicine, the ICMM Reference Centre for Education of International Humanitarian Law and Ethics, and the Swiss Armed Forces Medical Services Directorate wish to offer to Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains as well as other interested members of the armed forces a (...)

June 2020
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12th ICMM Pan-African Regional Congress on Military Medicine
Cairo, Egypt
28 October to 1st November 2020

POSTPONED

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June 2020
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6th ICMM Pan-Arab Regional Congress on Military Medicine

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6th ICMM Maghrebian Regional Congress on Military Medicine

Rabat, Morocco
10-13 November 2020

POSTPONED

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June 2020
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6th Pan European ICMM Congress of Military Medicine
Thessaloniki, Greece
18-21 November 2020

POSTPONED
November 2022

I am pleased to invite you to the 6th Pan European ICMM Congress of Military Medicine, which will be organized by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, under the aegis of ICMM, in Thessaloniki, Greece, from 18th to 21st November 2020.(...)

May 2020
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Report of the 5th Course on Water Management
and Safety in Crisis Situation
Tunis, Tunisia
February 03-08, 2020

The 5th course of Management and Sanitary Water Safety in crisis situation, recommended by the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) was held during the period from February 03 to 08, 2020 at the Military Health Service’s School (EASSM) in Tunis.(...)

March 2020
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5th International Congress on Military Medical Education
Tehran, Iran
13-15 June 2020

POSTPONED

On behalf of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and in accordance with the statutes of the Secretariat General of the ICMM, I would warmly like to present my compliments and invite you all dear colleagues and participants to attend the 5th International Congress on Military Medicine Education to be held from 13 to 15 June 2020 in Aja University of Military Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.(...)

March 2020
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8th Military Health Course on
Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
March 30 to April 3, 2020

POSTPONED from September 7 to 11, 2020

The General Directorate of Military Health organizes, under the Patronage of National Defense Minister and with the collaboration of Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, its 8th Course on Methodology and Medical Writing during the period from March 30 to April 03, 2020 at the Armed Forces’ Health Service Training school (EASSM) in Tunis.(...)

January 2020
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22nd ICMM Course on Law Of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and
8th Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME)
Spiez, Switzerland
30 August to 3 September 2020

The 22nd ICMM Reference Course on the Law of Armed Conflict will take place from 30 August – 03 September 2020. As in the previous years, it will be organised by the Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces in Spiez, Switzerland.(...)

January 2020
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10th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics
Forum Lilienberg, Ermatingen, Switzerland
7-9 May 2020

CANCELLED

The ICMM Center of Reference for Education on IHL and Ethics in cooperation with the Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces and the ZH Center for Military Medical Ethics at Zurich University convene their joint. (...)

January 2020
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Report of the 7th Regional Course on Law of Armed Conflicts and Ethics
Tunis, Tunisia
2-6 December 2019

Tunisian General Directorate of Military Health organized in collaboration with the ICMM Center of Reference for Education on International Humanitarian Law and Ethics (RCE -IHL E), the 7th Tunis Regional Course on Law of Armed Conflicts and Ethics during the period December 2-6, 2019. (...)

January 2020
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Report of the 9th ICMM Course for Health Support
in Saharan Environment
Tozeur, South of Tunisia
4-8 November 2019

The 9th International Course of the ICMM for the Health Support in Saharan Environment was organized by the Tunisian General Directorate of Military Health and placed under the Patronage of HE the Minister of the National Defense during the period November 4-8, 2019 in Tozeur (South of Tunisia). (...)

November 2019
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5th Course on Water Management
and Safety in Crisis Situation
Tunis, Tunisia
February 03-08, 2020

Tunisian General Directorate of Military Health organizes, in collaboration with Sidi Thabet National Veterinarians’ school and under the aegis of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), the 5th Course on Water Management and Safety in Crisis Situations, in Tunis during the period February 03-08, 2020.(...)

November 2019
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Report of the 10th Tunisian-German Course on Tropica
and Travel Medicine
Gabès, Tunisia
7-9 October 2019

The 10th session of Tunisian-German course was organized by the Directorate General of Military Health under the patronage of the Minister of National Defence, in collaboration with the Tunisian Society of Tropical Medicine and Travel, the Department of Tropical Medicine of Bundeswehr Hospital Hamburg (...)

October 2019
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Report of the Workshop on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Tehran, Iran
15-17 June 2019

Preceding with the implementation of the resolutions of the ICMM Pan Asia Pacific Regional Assembly and the road map of the Reference Center on Mental Health, the report of the International Workshop on PTSD is hereby presented to you. (...)

September 2019
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Meeting between CISM and ICMM
Brussels, Belgium
8 August 2019

On August 8, at Queen Astrid Military Hospital, a meeting was held between the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), and the Académie du Conseil International du Sport Militaire (ACISM), CISM's scientific and pedagogical studies center. (...)

August 2019
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Memorandum of Understanding between ICMM and FIP
Basel, Switzerland
23 May 2019

On Thursday, the 23rd of May 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The ceremony was organized at the General Assembly of the ICMM, which was held on the occasion of the 43rd World Congress of Military Medicine of the ICMM, in Basel (Switzerland). For the ICMM, the Secretary General, Major General (ret) Roger VAN HOOF, signed, and for the FIP, it was the President, the Pharmacist Dominique JORDAN. (...)

June 2019
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Report of the 43rd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine
Basel, Switzerland
19-24 May, 2019

The 43rd ICMM World Congress of Military Medicine was held from the 19th May to the 24th May 2019 in Basel, Switzerland by the Military Health Services of the Armed Forces of Switzerland in collaboration with the International Committee of Military Medicine. (...)

June 2019
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Report of the 7th Military Health Course on
Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
1-5 April 2019

The 7th Military Health Course in Methodology and Medical Writing was held during the period from 01 to 05 April 2019 at the Military Health Service’s School (EASSM) in Tunis.(...)

May 2019
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Report of the OIE Global Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance
Marrakesh, Morocco
29-31 October 2018

La 2ème conférence mondiale de l’OIE sur la résistance aux antimicrobiens (AMR) et sur l’utilisation prudente des agents antimicrobiens ‘’Mise en pratique des normes’’ s’est tenue à Marrakech du 29 au 31 octobre 2018. (...)

November 2018
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Report of the 9th ICMM Pan-American Regional Congress
on Military Medicine
Vina Del Mar, Chile
14-16 November 2018

The ninth Regional Congress on Military Medicine of the Pan-American Regional Working Group of the ICMM was organized from the 14th to the 16th of November 2018 in Valparaiso, Chile, by the Chilean Navy.(...)

November 2018
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Report of the 4th ICMM Pan-Asia Pacific Congress on Military Medicine
IRIB International Conference Center, Tehran, Iran
12-15 October 2018

The 4th ICMM Pan Asia-Pacific Congress on Military Medicine was organized in Tehran, from the 12th to the 15th of October, 2018 by the Ministry of Defence of the Islamic Republic of Iran in collaboration with the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) under the main topic: «The Future Horizon of Military Medicine». (...)

November 2018
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Report of the 5th ICMM Pan European Congress
on Military Medicine
Warsaw, Poland
17-20 September 2018

The 5th Regional ICMM Congress on Military Medicine and Regional Assembly of the Pan-European Regional Working Group of the ICMM was organized by the Military Health Service of Poland in Warsaw, between 17-20 September, 2018, under the patronage of Mrs. Aurelia OSTROWSKA, Ph.D., Director of Military Medical Service and Major General Professor Grzegorz GIELERAK, MD., Ph.D., Deputy Director.(...)

October 2018
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Report of the 7th Regional Session of the ICMM
Course on the Law Of Armed Conflicts and Ethics
Port Dickson, Malaysia
23-27 July 2018

The Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services once again had the opportunity to host the International ICMM Law of Armed Conflict and Medical Ethics Course Serial 7/2018. (...)

September 2018
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Report of the 6th Military Health Course on
Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
2-6 April 2018

The 6th Military Health Course in Methodology and Medical Writing was held during the period from 02 to 06 April 2018 at the Military Health Service’s School (EASSM) in Tunis. Its purpose is to encourage publication in national and international medical journals and to increase the chances of acceptance of proposed manuscripts. (...)

May 2018
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Report of the 4th Course on Water Management
and Safety in Crisis Situation
Tunis, Tunisia
February 26 to March 3, 2018

The 4th course of Management and Sanitary Water Safety in crisis situation was held during the period from February 26 to March 03, 2018 at the Military Health Service's School (EASSM) in Tunis. (...)

May 2018
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Report of the 11th ICMM Pan-African Regional
Congress on Military Medicine
Dakar, Senegal
11-13 May 2018

The 11th congress of the regional Pan-african working group of the International committee of military medicine has been held in Dakar (Senegal) from 2018 May 11 to 213. Besides an important participation from the host country, one could remark the presence of several delegations from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, France, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Tunisia. (...)

May 2018
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Report of the 5th ICMM Pan-Arab Regional Working Group
Congress on Military Medicine and of
the 5th ICMM Maghrebian Regional Working Group
Congress on Military Medicine
Hammamet, Tunisia
3-5 May 2018

The 5th Regional ICMM Congress and Regional Assembly of both the Pan-Arab and the Maghrebian Regional Working Groups of the ICMM were organised by the Military Health service of Tunisia in Hammamet under the patronage of his Excellency the President of the Republic and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Mr Beji Said ESSEBSI. (...)

May 2018
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Report of the 8th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics
Lilienberg, Switzerland
3-5 May 2018

The 8th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics, specifically on Ethics of Military Medical Innovation, Experimentation, and Enhancement took place in Ermatingen/Lilienberg, Switzerland, from 3 to 5 May, 2018. (...)

May 2018
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Report of the 42th ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine
New Delhi, India
19-24 November 2017

The 42nd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine was organized in New Delhi, from the 19th to the 24th of November, 2017 by the Ministry of Defence of India in collaboration with the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) under the main topic: «Military Medicine in Transition: Looking ahead». (...)

December 2017
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Report of the 8th ICMM Course for Health Support
in Saharan Environment
Tozeur, Southern Tunisia
16-20 October 2017

The 8th ICMM International Course for health support in Saharan environment was held from 16th to 20th October 2017 in Tozeur (Tunisia). (...)

November 2017
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Report on the "Srenghthening Convergences for Humanitarian Action in Asean: An AIPR Symposium on International Humanitarian Law"
Manila, Republic of the Philippines
October 2-3, 2017

The International Committee on the Red Cross (ICRC) observed that the world has become more complex and interconnected since ASEAN was first established in 1967. Many of the current health, environmental and security threats are now beyond the abilities of any nation to confront. (...)

November 2017
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Memorandum of Understanding between WMA and ICMM
Chicago, U.S.A.
14 October 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the International Committee for Military Medicine (ICMM) and the World Medical Association (WMA). The ceremony was organized during the General Assembly of the WMA in Chicago (US). (...)

October 2017
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Health Care in Danger:

Patients, Health Workers, Hospitals and Ambulances are #NotATarget

(Video)

Every day in conflict zones, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and first-aiders are coming under attack while trying to save lives. They are threatened, arrested or beaten, their hospitals looted or bombed. Some are unable to work because medical supplies can't get through. Some are forced to flee for their lives. Some are even killed. (...)

September 2017
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Report of the 6th Regional Session of the ICMM
Course on the Law Of Armed Conflicts and Ethics
Port Dickson, Malaysia
24-28 July 2017

The Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services once again had the opportunity to host the International ICMM Law of Armed Conflict and Medical Ethics Serial 6/2017. The course was conducted from 24 until 28 July 2017 at the Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre in the town of Port Dickson, Malaysia. (...)

September 2017
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Report of the 20th NATO Maritime Medical Conference
Venice, Italy
16-19 May 2017

This conference is organized by Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) with the support of the Italian Navy Health Services Inspectorate. The medical conference occurred in conjunction with the 44th NATO Medical Naval Panel Plenary, which discusses naval medicine topics to update NATO doctrine.(...)

August 2017
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Report of the 7th ICMM Military Medical Ethics Workshop
Lilienberg, Switzerland
4-6 May 2017

The 7th Military Medical Ethics Workshop was held at Forum Lilienberg in Ermatingen, Switzerland from 4 to 6 May 2017. This year’s workshop was focused on “End-of-life care - ethical issues during missions”. (...)

June 2017
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Report of the 5th Military Health Course on
Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
4-8 April 2017

The 5th Course of Military Health in Medical Writing Methodology was held from 4th to 8th April 2017 at the Military Health Services’ School in Tunis. This course was organized by the Tunisian General Directorate of military health (DGS) with the partnership of the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis and recommended by the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM). (...)

May 2017
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Report of the 3rd Course on Water Management and Safety
Tunis, Tunisia
February 27 to March 5, 2017

The 3rd Water Management and Safety Course was held from 27th February to 5th March, 2017 at the School of Health Services of the Armed Forces (EASSA) in Tunis.(...)

May 2017
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Report of the Universal Meeting of National Committees and Similar Bodies on International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
Geneva, Switzerland
29 November - 2 December, 2016

The Legal Advisor of the ICMM Colonel (ret.) Professor Ivan KHOLIKOV attended the Universal meeting of National Committees and Similar Bodies on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Geneva from 29 November to 02 December, 2016 representing the Secretary General of the ICMM. (...)

February 2017
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Memorandum Of Understanding between WVA and ICMM
20 January 2017

On the 20th of January 2017, Doctor Jan VAARTEN, Executive Secretary of the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Major General (ret) Roger VAN HOOF, MD, Secretary General of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), signed in Brussels, Belgium, a Memorandum of Understanding which aims to facilitate contacts and cooperation between the two organizations. (...)

January 2017
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Report of the 2nd Global Conference on One Health
Kitakyushu City, Japan
10-11 November 2016

At the World Medical Association (WMA) meeting in October 2012, veterinarians and doctors agreed to cooperate with one another under the philosophy of "One Health" and work together to improve international health under this philosophy, following the 1st international conference in Spain 2015. 2nd World Veterinary Association (WVA) - WMA Global Conference on One Health was held in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, from November 10 (Thu) to 11 (Fri).(...)

January 2017
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5th Military Health Course on
Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
3-7 April 2017

The General Directorate of Military Health organizes, under the Patronage of National Defense Minister and with the collaboration of the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, its 5th Course on Methodology and Medical Writing from 03 to 07 April 2017 at the Armed Forces’ Health Service Training school (EASSA) in Tunis. (...)

January 2017
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