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  • 41st Post-Congress Meeting 2017
    At 41st Post-Congress Meeting BMMC National Boards decided to create a website to facilitate preparations for future activities. Greek National Board in cooperation with Interconnection of Military Hospitals (IMIHO) Chairman took the responsibility to provide that website.
  • 22nd BMMC Congress 2017
    22nd BMMC Congress was held between 25th and 28th September 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. The main topic of the Congress was “Balkan Military Medicine – Current Approaches”. To read more click here.
  • 40th Preparation Meeting 2017
    40th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Brasov, Romania from 01 to 03 March 2017. Details for the organization of next congress were discussed.
  • 21st BMMC Congress 2016
    21st BMMC Congress was held in Bucharest, Romania from 31st May until 03th of June 2016. The main topic of the Congress was “Balkan Military Medicine - Future Challenges”. To read more click here.
  • 38th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2016
    38th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Athens, Greece from 17 to 19 February 2016. Greek National Board presented an online system for the submission of all BMMC abstracts, using the site of Interconnection of Military Hospitals (IMIHO) (www.imiho.org). All National Boards encouraged that practice for the future.
  • 20th BMMC Congress 2015
    20th BMMC Congress was held in Thessaloniki, Greece between 08 and 11 June 2015. The main topic of the congress was: “20 years of BMMC. Past, Present, Future”. To read more click here.
  • 36th Preparation Meeting 2015
    36th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 25 to 27 February 2015. The proposal of Greek National Board for writing an amendment to the BMMC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was accepted. All NBs after studying the MOU would submit their proposals about the points that need to be amended, during the 37th Post Congress Meeting.
  • 19th BMMC Congress 2014
    19th BMMC Congress was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, between 07 and 10 May 2014. The main topic of the congress was: “Military Medical Means and Capabilities as an Asset for Civil Military Interaction”. To read more click here.
  • 34th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2014
    34th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Ankara, Turkey from 16 to 19 February 2014. From the beginning of 2014, BMMR started being published by an electronic journal submission system. The presidents of NBs constituted the chief editors and secretary generals of NBs constituted the co-editors of BMMR. TNB was responsible for the production management of the journal.
  • 18th BMMC Congress 2013
    18th BMMC Congress was held from 22 to May 26, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The main topic of the congress was “Medical Support of Operations”. To read more click here.
  • 32nd Preparation Meeting 2013
    32nd BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Belgrade, Serbia from 28 February to 02 March 2013. Turkish National Board proposed to adopt an online submission system for BMMR in order to increase the number of papers and to optimize the reviewing and editing process.
  • 17th BMMC Congress 2012
    17th BMMC Congress was held in Belgrade, Serbia, between 29th of May and 1st of June 2012. The main topic of the congress was «Further Development of the Military Medical Cooperation of BMMC Members and Education of Experts in Military Medicine». To read more click here.
  • 30th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2012
    30th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Bucharest, Romania from 21 to 24 March 2012. Details for the organization of next congress were discussed.
  • 16st BMMC Congress 2011
    16th BMMC Congress was held in Bucharest, Romania, between 1st and 4th June 2011. The main topic of the congress was: “Past, Present and Future of Military Medicine in Balkans”. To read more click here.
  • 28th Preparation Meeting 2011
    28th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Alexandroupolis, Greece, from 25 to 27 February 2011. Details for the organization of next congress were discussed.
  • 27th BMMC Post-Congress Meeting 2010
    During 27th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting, the “Machaon Award” was discussed and agreed to become the “Best Military Paper Award” as annual award of BMMC. Greek National Board took over the responsibility of publishing BMMR. It was decided abstract books of BMMC congresses to be ossued as a supplement of BMMR. Serbian National Board committed to send to BMMC Presidents documents related to the fact that “Republic of Serbia” is the official successor of “Former Federal Republic of Serbia and Montenegro”. It also announced the organization of a two day workshop in November 2010 on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Emergency Cases in Neurology.
  • 15th BMMC Congress 2010
    15th BMMC Congress was held in Pieria, Greece, between 30 May and 3 June 2010. The main topic of the congress was: "Military Preventive Medicine". To read more click here.
  • 26th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2010
    Albanian National Board organized for the first time a BMMC meeting, the 26th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting, which was held in Durres, Albania between 11 and 13 March 2010. Telemedicine Working Group (WG) was established, co-chaired by Greece and Turkey. Albania was decided to contribute to Emergency Medicine WG and Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine WG.
  • Emergency-Internal Medicine Workshop 2009
    Serbian National Board organized a workshop on Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, which was held in Belgrade in November. Six attendees from Romania and Greece completed the activity successfully.
  • 25st Post-Congress BMMC Meeting 2009
    At 25th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting, Romanian National Board raised an issue of a new version of MoU, after cooperation with the other member countries. Based on the Romanian Ministry of Defence mandate it was discussed and agreed that there might be some items to be updated for better implementation of BMMC MoU, instead of changing the whole document. According to article 9 of MoU, revision could be made as follows: “If any Founder Member Country considers it necessary, it might make proposal for amendments to the MoU, in writing to BMMC. This proposal could be discussed at the BMMC meeting, where all the Founder Member Countries are presented”.
  • 14th BMMC Congress 2009
    14th BMMC Congress was held from 10 to 14 May 2009 in Burgas, Bulgaria.To read more click here.
  • 24th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2009
    24th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 05 to 08 March 2009. The working groups were discussed and three working groups presented the state of progress of work on Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine, Aerospace Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Bulgarian National Board invited the Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine Working Group for a first meeting in Varna, Bulgaria. Serbian National Board proposed a training course on Emergency Medicine Working Group at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade. The idea of further accepting candidate members to BMMC was discussed and expanding of BMMC to other Balkan countries was supported The President of BMMC was authorized to send an invitation letter to the Former Yogoslav Republic of Macedonia to get the status of candidate member of BMMC under the condition that in any papers and in any events, the country had to be mentioned as “The Former Yogoslav Republic of Macedonia| without abbreviation. It was decided to send official invitations to Moldova and Montenegro regards to be considered for being a BMMC candidate member as well.
  • 23rd BMMC Post-Congress Meeting 2008
    During 23rd BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting, the BMMC founder member countries and the member country Serbia accepted Albania in May, 2009 as a candidate member country in the BMMC, according to article 6-1, paragraph d of the MoU, after Albanians request was presented, discussed and approved by the national representatives. Duration of candidate membership was discussed and decided to remain the same two years. Two new Working Group’s (WG) were proposed and agreed as follows: “Military Medical Education and Training WG”, co-chaired by Bulgaria and Greece and Emergency Military Medicine WG, chaired by Serbia. It was decided that Bulgaria would co-chair together with Greece the Hyperbaric/Diving Medicine WG.
  • 13th BMMC Congress 2008
    13th BMMC Congress was held in Kysadasi, Turkey between 1st and 5th June 2008. To read more click here.
  • 22nd BMMC Preparation Meeting 2008
    Serbian National Board organized for the first time a BMMC meeting, the 22nd BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting, which was held in Belgrade, Serbia between 28 and 30 March 2008.
  • 21st Post-Congress BMMC Meeting 2007
    During 21st BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting, National Boards discussed and decided on the formation of three Working Groups (WG) on the following topics: Hyperbaric/Diving Medicine, Aerospace Medicine and Mobile Military Medical Unit of BMMC countries. Greece would chair the first one, Romania the second and Turkey the third.
  • 12th BMMC Congress 2007
    12th BMMC Congress was held in Poiana Brasov, Romania, between 24 and 28 June 2007. To learn more click here.
  • 20th Congress Preparation Meeting 2007
    20th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Athens, Greece, from 15 to 18 March 2007. Details for the organization of next congress were discussed.
  • 19th BMMC Post-Congress Meeting 2006
    At 19th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting, Turkish National Board presented its proposal of Additional Protocol to MoU regarding the procedure of accepting a new Balkan country as candidate membership of BMMC, which was accepted by all BMMC National Boards.
  • 11th BMMC Congress 2006
    11th BMMC Congress was held in Athens, Greece, between 18 and 22 June 2006. To learn more click here.
  • 18th BMMC Preparation Meeting 2006
    During 18th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting, the electronic publishing of BMMR was approved.
  • 17th Post-Congress BMMC Meeting 2006
    During 17th Post Congress BMMC Meeting, the BMMC founder member countries accepted Serbia and Montenegro in March, 2006 as a candidate member country in the BMMC, according to article 6, paragraph d of the MoU, after Serbian’s request was presented, discussed and approved by the national representatives. Also, the additional protocol of BMMR to MoU and the updated version of “Instructions to Authors” presented by Turkish National Board, was approved by BMMC.
  • 10th BMMC Congress 2005
    10th BMMC Congress was held in Varna, Bulgaria, from 02 to 06 October 2005. To learn more click here.
  • 16th Congress Preparation Meeting 2005
    During 16th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting that was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 29 April to 01 May 2005, it was decided that publishing and editorship of BMMR to be given to Turkish National Board. Honorary Presidentship concept was discussed and decided to be changed as Honorary Membership, including former Presidents and General Secretaries of BMMC National Boards.
  • 15th BMMC Post-Congress Committee Meeting 2004
    During 15th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting from 25 to 27 June 2004, the idea of accepting scientific articles for publication in BMMR from non-member countries was discussed. It was approved in accordance with article 7 of Agreed Minutes of the 2nd Extra Meeting of BMMC, 1997 Athens, Greece.
  • 9th BMMC Congress 2004
    9th BMMC Congress was held in Antalya, Turkey, between 21st and 24th June 2004. To learn more click here.
  • 10th Congress Preparation Meeting 2004
    14th BMMC Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Bucharest, Romania, on 01-04 April 2004. The idea of accepting candidate members to BMMC was discussed. Balkan countries would be encouraged and supported to apply for membership. The Committee strongly supported the exchange of students and visiting physicians. Each member country would prepare interactive programs with other parties.
  • 8th BMMC Congress 2003
    8th BMMC Congress was held in Cluj Napoca of Romania from 21 until 24 October 2003. To learn more click here.
  • 12th Congress Preparation Meeting 2003
    During the 12th Congress Preparation Committee Meeting of BMMC, that was held in Athens on 13-15 June 2003, the formation of Balkan Military Medical Unit (BMMU) was discussed and decided to be postponed until the member countries Bulgaria and Romania become full members of NATO. The final Congress Protocol, as presented by Turkish National Board was signed.
  • 11th BMMC Post-Congress Meeting 2002
    During 11th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting held in Porto Heli, Greece from 11 to 12 October 2002, final Congress Protocol, was presented by Turkish National Board and was decided to be signed at the next meeting. Attendance of BMMC National Boards Presidents and Secre-tary Generals to International Committee of Military Medicine Congress took place as discussed in the previous meeting.
  • 7th BMMC Congress 2002
    7th BMMC Congress was held in Athens, Greece, from 06 to10 October 2002. To read more click here.
  • 10th Congress Preparation Meeting 2002
    10th Congress Preparation Committee Meeting was held in Borovetz, Bulgaria from 6th to 9th March 2002. Greek National Board presented the final draft of BMMC Joint Medical Unit (BMMU),that was composed and attached at the agreed minutes of the meeting. After taking approval from authorities of all BBBC member countries, Greek National Board took the responsibility to prepare the MoU of BMMU. The final emblem of BMMC was presented from Greek National Board and accepted by the nations. Congress Protocol was presented from Turkish National Board as well, while the final Protocol would be accepted during the next congress.
  • 9th BMMC Meeting 2001
    9th BMMC Meeting was held in Pamporovo, Bulgaria between 5th and 7th October 2001. Turkish National Board presented the first draft of Congress Protocol. New BMMC emblem was prepared and presented by Greek National Board. The name of the previous proposed Joint Military Medical Unit was discussed and decided to be renamed as “Balkan Military Medical Unit of BMMC”. Attendance of BMMC National Boards Presidents and Secretary Generals to International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) Congresses was discussed. It was decided to participate actively making a presentation about BMMU of BMMC and preparing brochures and a booth concerning BMMC history and activities at next ICMM Congress.
  • 6th BMMC Congress 2001
    6th BMMC Congress was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, from 01 to 03 October, 2001. The congress was attended by three hundred (300) participants, while three hundred and twenty (320) scientific papers were presented.
  • 3rdExtra BMMC Meeting 2001
    During the 3rd Extra Meeting of BMMC that was held in Antalya, Turkey from 08 to 10 June 2001, it was decided that every year two Committee Meetings would take place. The first called “Congress Preparation Committee Meeting” would be performed in the host country of the last congress at least six (6) months before the next congress. The second one called “Post Congress Committee Meeting” would be performed immediately following the congress.
  • 5th BMMC Congress 2000
    5th BMMC Congress was held in Ankara, Turkey, between 25th and 28th September 2000. To read more click here.
  • 4th BMMC Congress 1999
    4th BMMC Congress was held in Bucharest, Romania, between 6th and 10th June 1999. To read more click here.
    • 3rd BMMC Congress 1998
      3rd BMMC Congress was held in Athens, Greece, from 11 to 13 May 1998. To learn more click here.
    • 2nd BMMC Congress 1997
      The 2nd BMMC Congress was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 06 to 09 October, 1997. To learn more, click here.
  • 2nd Meeting. 1994
    The 2nd meeting of BMMC was held in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 09-13 September 1994. The meeting reached an agreement on the creation of a Balkan military medical society and edition of a specialized Balkan journal on military medicine to be edited by the Greek Republic for a 3 year-period. Agreement has been reached for organizing a 1st medical congress in Turkey.
  • BMMC Agreement - 1st Meeting. 1993
    According to the Agreements of collaboration signed between the Ministry of Defence of Republic of Bulgaria and those of Greece, Romania and Turkey, on 20-21 May 1993 in Sofia, Bulgaria the first Balkan Meeting on military medicine was held. Representatives of the medical services of the Ministries of Defence from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Turkey took part. The purpose of the meeting was to establish contacts among the Military Medical Institutes (Academies) of participating countries, to exchange ideas and practical experience in organizing the medical supply in the Armies to trace out forms and fields of collaboration concerning their scientific, training and treatment activities. At the meeting the main directions and forms of cooperation were determined. A decision was made to hold annually the Balkan meeting of Military Medicine, the organizer being determined according to alphabetical order. Unanimously, an idea of establishing a Balkan military medical society was adopted. The protocol was signed between Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Turkey.