Change of Command Ceremony

 MG 0134 webOn 14 July 2016 the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) organized its Change of Command Ceremony at the Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Centre in Budapest with a large number of distinguished guests, including the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Defence, Mr. Tamás Vargha who delivered the keynote speech. He highlighted that the Hungarian Ministry of Defence was proud that Budapest hosted the Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine and the Centre's outstanding experts had been working for the past 7 years to maintain the high level of NATO’s medical capabilities. "They do an excellent job. The professional competence, the development of the skills of course participants, and the success of the military medical exercise series organized by the Centre, called Vigorous Warrior, confirm that very well." - said Mr. Vargha.

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NATO Secretary General's statement on terrorist attack in Nice

Statement by NATO Secretary General


NATO Secretary General condemns terror attack in Orlando

The personnel of MILMED COE offer their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of this tragic event on 12 June 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

Statement by NATO Secretary General on the terror attack in Orlando


NATO Emergency Medical Multinational Team (EMMT) Training in Hamburg, November 2016

Next EMMT Training in November 2016!

EMMT Training contains comprehensive multinational team training on emergency medicine to ensure that Medical Forces remain prepared and able to operate with partners in any environment. Practical skills are trained and reviewed at the Bundeswehr Military Hospital’s outstanding Simulation Centre in Hamburg.


Do not miss the opportunity!

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3rd DHS Course - Level 1 in Marseille, 6-10 June 2016

Opening Day 1 webSince 2013, the Budapest-based NATO MILMED COE in cooperation with the French Forces Epidemiology and Public Health Centre (CESPA) in Marseille, proposes yearly a course dedicated to medical personnel: the NATO Deployment Health Surveillance Course - Level 1. This course aims to enhance NATO force protection skills against the threat of infectious diseases and bioterrorist attacks.

In June 2016, 21 physicians and nurses from 11 nations, namely Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Qatar, Sweden, Swiss, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom attended this 3rd course after the Pilot in 2013. They acquired necessary knowledge to wider understand the importance of health surveillance as part of military medical support and to become active actor in its implementation and development.



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