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IMIHO (Interconnection of *Military Hospitals) is a community website for medical information exchange among military hospitals in the framework of the South Eastern Europe Defense Ministerial Process. 

Users of the website are medical personnel of the Participating Hospitals and Armed Forces, approved and registered by the National Administrators.

The website hosts a repository of medical articles, submitted by the users.

*For the purposes of the Project, all Health Care Institutions serving Military Personnel are considered eligible for participation (even if officially designated as Civilian). 


 

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  • Col (ret) Professor Assen Petkov passed away
    Col (ret) Professor Assen Petkov passed away

    Dear all,

    With great sorrow , I must inform you that Sofia national coordinator col. (ret.) professor Assen Petkov passed way today (November, 29th ).

    The IMIHO Community would like to express condolences to the family of Assen, as well as to his colleagues in Sofia for the loss of an exceptional medical officer.

    We will always treasure our memories of him as a friend and his significant contribution as a leader and a scientist. He was one of the inaugural members of the IMIHO/SIMIHO Project and the living memory of this initiative.

    The IMIHO Technical Working Group will dedicate the next (29th) Meeting to his memory.

    May Assen rest in peace.

    Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018 17:39
    Key words: petkov twg
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  • 28th IMIHO TWG Meeting - 10th Users Meeting
    28th IMIHO TWG Meeting - 10th Users Meeting

    Dear all,

    The 10th IMIHO Users' Meeting took place on 13 Nov 18, hosted by the Military Medical Center and Public City Hospital, in Skopje. The Skopje State Secretaty, SEDM Director and representatives from Athens, Belgrade, Bucharest, Rome, Skopje and Sofia, along with a member from SEDM Secretariat participated in the event. The vision, ongoing and upcoming activities, as well as the functionality of the IMIHO portal were presented to the personnel. The IMIHO Chairman and the delegations had the opportunity to engage in conversation and witness the high professional level of the Hospitals' personnel during a tour of the hospital.

    The 28th IMIHO Technical Working Group was conducted between 14-15 Nov 18. Prior to the Meeting, the participants visited the Balkan Medical Force. During the TWG Meeting, the IMIHO Chairman elaborated on the significant progress and tangible outcomes achieved during the last months, as well as the planned way-ahead. A fruitful dialog produced several action items of common interest and benefits. Specific actions were decided, aiming at further enriching the IMIHO Portal, enhancing functions offered at no cost to users, including webinars and online training, documented in the Minutes.

    The IMIHO Chairman and participants would like to thank Skopje for hosting the event, the excellent hospitality and warm cordiality; special thanks to Lt.Col Elizabeta NAUMOVSKA PETRESKI for the exemplary organization of the event.

    We hope that these multinational activities will bring the national health care communities closer, provide an online medium for information and expertise exchange, while conducting training, fostering scientific and academic collaboration among professionals of the Health Care Institutions, serving Military personnel.

    You can learn more about this activity in our portal.

    Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 15:39
    Key words: meeting imiho
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  • Announcement for 24th BMMC Congress
    Announcement for 24th  BMMC Congress

    24th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee (BMMC) will be held between 30th April and 3rd May 2019 in Tirana, Albania.

    The participation of Officers from Health Services of Armed Forces and students of Military Schools requires at least one oral scientific presentation. The official language of the congress is English.

    Officers (military doctors, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists, nurses, psycologists) wishing to attend are requested to submit their abstracts not later than 15 January 2019 on the official website of “Interconnection of Military Hospitals (IMIHO)” https://www.imiho.org. Abstract submission requires registration to receive a password for login. Abstracts are submitted by use of the "Submit Abstract to BMMC" option.

    The abstract should meet the following:

    Font: Arial 12.

    • Maximum number of words: 250 (not including title, authors and institution).
    • Title of abstract: in capital letters.
    • Rank for all authors (first the rank following by the name)
    • Surname in capital letters and small name with small.
    • Underline and bold font of presentors' name.

    Abstract structure as Annex A (can be downloaded by clicking here).

    According to BMMC MoU, one oral and one poster presentation from each country will be nominated for the “Best Military Medical Paper Award” and “Best Military Medical Poster Award”, respectively. The Scientific Committee will decide for the awards, based on the following criteria:

    • Applicability,
    • Originality,
    • Methodology and
    • Presentation.
    Published on Saturday, 27 October 2018 04:56 Be the first to comment! Read 104 times
  • 23rd BMMC Congress, Antalya (2018)
    23rd BMMC Congress, Antalya (2018)

    23rd BMMC Congress was held between 11th and 14th May 2018 in Antalya, Turkey. The main topic of the Congress was “Battlefield Medical Support”. Two hundred and twenty-six (226) participants from six member countries attended the Congress. A total number of three hundred and thirty-five (335) scientific papers - one hundred and seventy one (171) oral, one hundred and sixty four (164) poster presentations - were presented. The scientific level of the Congress was appreciated as very high. 

    One oral presentation from each country was nominated for the “Best Military Medical Oral Presentation Award” and evaluated in a dedicated session. The Best Military Medical Paper Award was presented to the Romanian nominee.

    Turkish National Board hosted the 8th Annual Meeting of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services of BMMC countries. The main topic of the meeting was “Current Status of Cooperation between Military and Civilian Health Institutions in the context of Military Health Services”. The Chiefs of delegations agreed upon bilateral benefits of military and civil cooperation as very important in each and among BMMC member countries.The 8th BMMC Student Meeting was held in the framework of the Congress on the 13th of May. It was considered very successful and attracted a big audience.

    One representative from Azerbaijan Armed Forces has been invited by Turkish National Boardand participated in the 23rd BMMC Congress as an observer.

    During the Closing Ceremony, the Convey of Insignia from Turkish National Board to Albanian National Boardtook place and the President of Albanian National Boardtook the Presidency of BMMC. Albanian National Board announced that they will take the responsibility of organizing the 24th BMMC Congress in Tiranain the first half of 2019. 

    The scientific program and abstracts are avaible here.

    Published on Thursday, 25 October 2018 17:43
    Key words: bmmc bmmr bmmc congress
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  • 27th IMIHO TWG Meeting - 9th Users Meeting
    27th IMIHO TWG Meeting - 9th Users Meeting

    The 9th IMIHO Users' Meeting took place on 22 May 18, hosted by the 404 Military Hospital, in Larissa. Representatives from Athens, Belgrade, Bucharest, Skopje and Sofia, along with members from SEDM Secretariat participated in the event. The vision, ongoing and upcoming activities, as well as the functionality of the IMIHO portal were presented to the personnel of the Hospital. The IMIHO Chairman and the delegations had the opportunity to engage in conversation and witness the high professional level of the Hospital's personnel.

    The 27th IMIHO Technical Working Group on 23 May 18, was hosted in SEEBRIG HQ in Camp SCHINA, near Tyrnavos. Prior to the Meeting, a detailed briefing regarding SEEBRIG was presented to the delegations. During the Meeting, the IMIHO Chairman elaborated on the significant progress and tangible outcomes achieved during the last months, as well as the planned way-ahead. A fruitful dialog produced several action items of common interest and benefits. Specific actions were decided, aiming at further enriching the IMIHO Portal, enhancing functions offered at no cost to users, including webinars and online training.

    On 24 May 18, the delegations had the memorable experience of visiting the majestic Monasteries of Meteora.

    The IMIHO Chairman would like to thank Athens and especially the 1st Army and 404 Military Hospital for hosting the event and the excellent hospitality. Finally, he expressed his appreciation to the personnel of SEEBRIG for the exemplary organization and warm cordiality, as well as to SEDM Secretariat for the invaluable support.

    Finally, we hope that these multinational activities will bring the national health care communities closer, provide an online medium for information and expertise exchange, while fostering scientific and academic collaboration among professionals of the Health Care Institutions, serving Military personnel.

    More information will become available at the IMIHO Portal.

    Published on Saturday, 26 May 2018 16:08
    Key words: imiho meeting twg
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