NATO Secretary General's statement on Brussels explosions

The personnel of MILMED COE offer their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of the tragic event on 22 March 2016 in Brussels.

Statement by NATO Secretary General on Brussels explosions


COMEDS Chairman visit

"With thanks and appreciation on behalf of the entire allied medical community to an institution that is bringing some of the greatest advances in NATO medical readiness for decades." - wrote MG Jean-Robert Bernier (CAN), Chairman of the Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO (COMEDS) in a visit to Budapest on 4-5 February 2016.

After talks with the Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces Medical Centre, MG István Szabó, the Chairman accompanied by the COMEDS Liaison Officer, COL Gerald Rots (NLD) was received by the Hungarian Deputy Chief of Defence, LTG Dr. Zoltán Orosz.


2nd Combat Medical Care Conference 2016


 logo datum eng 2016

The 2nd Combat Medical Care (CMC) Conference will be held on 29 - 30 June 2016 in Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Germany. It will be the largest international symposium on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) in military and law enforcement missions for medics, EMTs, paramedics, nurses and physicians.


Bundeswehr Surgeon General visit

LTG Dr. Michael Tempel, Surgeon General of the Bundeswehr welcomed the NATO MILMED COE’s support to the Medical Services of the Allies in a visit to Budapest on 11-13 January 2016. After talks with the Hungarian Minister of Defence, Dr. István Simicskó and Chief of Defence, GEN Dr. Tibor Benkő, LTG Tempel thanked Hungary for its continued contributions to the Centre. 

“I am impressed by your workload and your outputs! Keep on the excellent work!” – he wrote to the Visitor’s Book of MILMED COE after being briefed by the Staff of the Centre.

Meanwhile, the Director of NATO MILMED COE, BG Dr. Stefan Kowitz thanked the sponsoring nations - especially Germany - for their support.

 IMG 9095


Visit of USAREUR 30th Medical Brigade

30th web 2







Five representatives of the 30th Medical Brigade, led by the Commander, COL William Stubbs visited the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) on 17 November 2015, in Budapest. First they were received by COL Dr. László Fazekas (HUN), the Deputy Director and Chief of Staff of the Centre, thereafter they were briefed by the Training Branch Head, COL Dr. Péter Vekszler (HUN), by LTC Dr. Tamás Bognár (HUN) from the Lessons Learned Branch and LTC Dr. Stefano de Porzi (ITA) from the Interoperability Branch.



logo comeds n

MHEK logo eng



32.4%United States United States
12.1%Germany Germany
8.4%Hungary Hungary
7.9%United Kingdom United Kingdom
4.3%Italy Italy
2.9%Netherlands Netherlands
2.7%Poland Poland
2.7%Belgium Belgium
2.3%Romania Romania
2%Norway Norway

Today: 23
Yesterday: 123
This Week: 146
Last Week: 709
This Month: 1693
Last Month: 3418
Total: 72637