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International Committee of Military Medicine

News 43rd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine • Basel, Switzerland • 19-24 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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43rd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine
Basel, Switzerland
19-24 May, 2019

On behalf of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), we are delighted and honoured to welcome delegates from all over the globe to the prestigious ICMM World Congress in May 2019. The city of Basel is located in the northern part of Switzerland, bordering France and Germany, all within its city limits. Being truly international and offering world class facilities for successful congresses, Basel is a perfect location to host the 43rd ICMM World Congress. (...)

August 2018
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International Symposium on Naval Medicine
Istanbul, Turkey
22-26 October 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the International Symposium on Naval Medicine 2018 that will be held on October 22-26, 2018, in Istanbul; by Turkish Navy Naval Medical Training and Research Center (DETAM), under the auspices of Turkish Naval Forces Command on the occasion of decennial of DETAM.(...)

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

I am very pleased to announce that the Chilean Navy will host the International Congress on Military Medicine and the Assembly of the Regional Working Group of the International Committee on Military Medicine. Activity that will be held in Valparaíso from November 14 to 16 of 2018. (...)

June 2018
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9th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics
Basel, Switzerland
19-24 May 2019

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. (...)

June 2018
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OIE Global Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance
Marrakesh, Morocco
29-31 October 2018

The Second OIE Global Conference comes at a critical juncture in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Member Countries have demonstrated an impressive commitment to development of national capacity in this effort in line with international standards. To build upon and further inform this momentum, the Second OIE Global Conference will bring together OIE Delegates and OIE National Focal Points for Veterinary Products, as well as experts, professionals, policy makers, international organisations and donors (...)

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

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May 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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9th International Conference of the Royal Medical Services
King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan
30 October - 2 November 2018

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the 9th International Conference of the Royal Medical Services &  Jordan Health Exhibition (JOHEX) to be held at King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center - Dead Sea - Jordan, under the Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein during the period 30 October - 02 November 2018. (...)

May 2018
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Historical Congress
"The Military Veterinary Services of the
Fighting Nations in World War One"
Turin, Italy
18-20 June 2018

More than 100 years have passed since the beginning of the bloody conflict known as World War One or Great War, which involved many Nations, engaged in a “Great War for Civilisation”, the “War to end all Wars”.
All those who survived are no longer alive. (...)

April 2018
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5th ICMM Pan European Congress on Military Medicine
Warsaw, Poland
17-20 September 2018

It is my honour and pleasure to invite you to participate in the 5th ICMM Pan European Congress on Military Medicine which will be held in Warsaw, from 17th to 20th September, 2018.(...)

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

On behalf of 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 cordially invite you to the 4th ICMM Pan-Asia Pacific Congress on Military Medicine to be held from October 12 to 15, 2018, in IRIB International Conference Center, Tehran, Iran.(...)

March 2018
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20th Course on International Law Of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and
the 6th Course on Military Medical Ethics
in Times of Armed Conflict (MME)
Spiez, Switzerland
26-30 August 2018

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 young Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains a (...)

February 2018
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6th Military Health Course on Methodology and Medical Writing
Tunis, Tunisia
2-6 April 2018

The Directorate General of Military Health organizes, under the Patronage of National Defense Minister and with the collaboration of Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, its 6th Course on Methodology and Medical Writing during the period from 02 to 06 April 2018 at the Armed Forces’ Health Service Training school (EASSM) in Tunis. (...)

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

The State of Senegal will organize the 11th ICMM Pan-African Regional Congress on May 11-13, 2018 in Dakar and as Director of the Medical Services of the Senegalese Armed Forces, it would be an honor and a real pleasure to welcome you in the country of Téranga on behalf of the Chief of staff. (...)

January 2018
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As an Organization with an official agreement of cooperation with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE, Office International des Epizooties) the International Committee on Military Medicine has sent a representative to attend the 2nd OIE Global Conference on Biological Threat Reduction which was held in Ottawa, Canada on 31 October - 2 November 2017. (...)

January 2018
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4th Course on Water Management and Safety in Crisis Situation
Tunis, Tunisia
February 26 to March 2, 2018

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 4th Course on Water Management and Safety, in Tunis during the period from February 26 to March 02, 2018. (...)

December 2017
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8th ICMM Military Medical Ethics Workshop
Lilienberg, Switzerland
3-5 May 2018

The ICMM Centre of Reference for Education on IHL and Ethics, the Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces, and the Center for Military Medical Ethics at Zurich University are pleased to announce the 8th annual ICMM workshop on Military Medical Ethics. (...)

December 2017
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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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5th ICMM Pan Arab Regional Working Group Congress
on Military Medicine and the 5th ICMM Maghrebian
Regional Working Group Congress on Military Medicine
Hammamet, Tunisia
3-5 May 2018

Tunisian Military Health Service organizes, under the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic and Armed Forces Supreme Commander, and under the aegis of the International Committee (ICMM), the 5th Pan-Arab Regional Working Group Congress on Military Medicine during the period May, 3-5, 2018 in Royal Hammamet Hotel at Yasmine Hammamet in conjunction with the 5th ICMM Maghrebian RWG Congress on Military Medicine. (...)

November 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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2017 33rd World Veterinary Congress is the second congress held in Asia following the first congress in Japan since the first WVC in Germany. 5,117 people from 79 countries visited Songdo, Incheon from August 27 to 31, 2017 and the congress with the theme of " One Health, One Wave " ended in great success.(...)

October 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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6th Regional Course on Law Of Armed Conflicts and Ethics
Tunis, Tunisia
4-8 December 2017

Tunisian General Directorate of Military Health organizes under the auspices of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) and in collaboration with the ICMM Reference Centre for Training in International Humanitarian Law and Ethics, Tunis 6th Course on Law of Armed Conflict in the Training school of the Armed Forces’ Health Service (EASSA) during the period of December 04-08, 2017.(...)

September 2017
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1st International Conference on Naval Health
Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico
25-27 October 2017

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September 2017
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Health Care in Danger:

Patients, Health Workers, Hospitals and Ambulances are #NotATarget

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

We are honored and pleased to announce that Tunisian General Directorate of Military Health organizes, under the aegis of the ICMM, the 8th International Course for Health Support in Saharan Environment from October 16th to 20th, 2017 in the city of Tozeur. (...)

August 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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4th Seminar in Infectious Diseases
Brussels, Belgium
28 September 2017

Accreditation Requested (...)

June 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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19th Course on International Law Of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and
the 5th Course on Military Medical Ethics
in Times of Armed Conflict (MME)
Spiez, Switzerland
20-24 August 2017

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 young Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains a (...)

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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