The NATO Operations Medical Conference (NOMC) - organized by the ACO Medical Directorate - took place on 24-26 March 2014 in Budapest. The topic of this meeting was "Medical Support to Future Allied Operations". 







MILMED COE "renewed"

On 21 March 2014 the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) officially announced that it has recently been relocated and it has a new management.

MILMED COE has been relocated to the premises of the Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Centre - better known as Military Hospital. The new director of MILMED COE is Brigadier General Dr. Stefan Kowitz, the new deputy director and chief of staff is Col. Dr. László Fazekas.


Read more: MILMED COE "renewed"


FHP Conference Scientific Subcommittee meeting

In preparation of the Force Health Protection NATO Conference 2014 the Scientific Subcommittee held its meeting on 19-20 February 2014 in Budapest in order to further discuss and develop the scientific content of the conference.

Participants of the current meeting from the organizing partners’ side included Rear Admiral uh (ret) Dr. Christoph Büttner, editor-in-chief, Medical Corps International Forum; Col. Prof. Dr. Jean-Baptiste Meynard, chairman of the NATO Force Health Protection Working Group (FHP WG) and deputy director of the French Centre d’Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique des Armées (CESPA); Col. Dr. Katalin Meglécz, chief medical officer, Public Health Service, HDF Medical Centre; Prof. Dr. János Gál, vice-rector for Clinical Affairs, and Dr. Gábor Fritúz, head of Subdepartment for Medical Skill and Simulation, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Semmelweis University; Dr. Szilárd Rendeki, team leader of Department of Operational Medicine, University of Pécs Medical School.

CAPT (N) Dr. Andreas Dierich, current deputy director, Col. Dr. László Fazekas, Training Branch chief and taking over as next deputy director, Lt.Col. Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux, Deployment Health Surveillance Capability Branch chief and Maj. Dr. Carlo De Astis from the Interoperability Branch attended the meeting on behalf of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE).

Read more: FHP Conference Scientific Subcommittee meeting


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