17th SC meeting with farewells

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The 17th Steering Committee (SC) meeting of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) took place on 10-12 May 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. MILMED COE Sponsoring Nations' (SN) representatives from Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania and the United Kingdom of Great Britain participated at the event.

Moreover, delegates from nations currently in the joining process, Slovakia and the United States of America and also from the Allied Command Transformation (ACT) attended the meeting in observer status. The SC was chaired by Brigadier General István Kopcsó (HUN), Surgeon General of the Hungarian Defence Forces. The meeting concluded succesfully since both the Programme of Work (POW) and the Budget for 2018 were approved.

During the meeting COL László Fazekas (HUN), Director of the Centre expressed his gratitude to COL Benjamin Queyriaux (FRA), on the occasion of his farewell to the Centre, who has been the Chief of the Deployment Health Surveillance Capability Branch in Munich in the last 5 years. It was the last participation at the meeting of Wing Commander Pete Gaal as the UK representative and also of Colonel Sebastien Bardot (FRA) from ACT Medical Branch. 

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