Ukrainian visit to MILMED COE
Colonel Prof. Dr. Vsevolod Stebliuk, Medical Advisor of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine and Colonel Prof. Dr. Valerii Savytskyi, Chief of the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy paid a visit to the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) on 13 November 2015. The delegation was received by the Deputy Director of MILMED COE, COL Dr. László Fazekas and was briefed by the Training Branch Head, COL Dr. Péter Vekszler and Training Branch Staff Officer, CPT József Kiss. Thereafter they had an office call with the Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Centre, MG István Szabó and they visited the Ukrainian patients at the Hospital. At the end of the visit the delegation attended a working session with the Director of MILMED COE, BG Dr. Stefan Kowitz and the acting Surgeon General of the Hungarian Defence Forces, COL Dr. Zoltán Vekerdi.
NATO Secretary General condemns terrorist attacks in Paris
In the words of the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg: "We stand strong and united in the fight against terrorism. Terrorism will never defeat democracy."
The personnel of MILMED COE offer their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of this tragic event on 13 November 2015.
NATO video on disease surveillance featuring DHSC Branch
This documentary on disease surveillance, featuring the MILMED COE`s Munich-based Deployment Health Surveillance Capability (DHSC) Branch shows how the military and civilian world can come together to curb and control diseases like Ebola and perhaps even eliminate them. Please click on the link above.
One week - two Incident Management Courses
On the same week, two different courses were organized and conducted by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine in Budapest, Hungary. The Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) Course took place from 12 to 14 October 2015, after that the Military Psychosocial Incident Management (MPSIM) Course was held on 15-16 October 2015.
MIMMS group photo
French Deputy Surgeon General visit
"Excellence, I feel it very much in the discussions and presentations here." - wrote Major General Patrick Godart (MD), Deputy Surgeon General of the French Armed Forces to the Visitor's Book of NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) when he and his Adie-de-Camp, Major Jerome Gantois paid an official visit to our centre on 15 October 2015 in Budapest.