The 11th IMIHO Users' Meeting took place on 7 May 2019, hosted by the Athens Naval Hospital. SEDM Director and representatives from Athens, Belgrade, Bucharest, Rome, Skopje and Sofia, along with a member from SEDM Secretariat and BMMC participated in the event. The vision, ongoing and upcoming activities, as well as the functionality of the IMIHO portal were presented to the personnel. The IMIHO Chairman and the delegations had the opportunity to engage in conversation and witness the high professional level of the Hospitals' personnel during a tour of the hospital. The Participants expressed their interest in the expertise, equipment and integration of the Hospital, especially regarding the Hyperbaric, Artificial Kidney, IVF and Intensive Care Units.
The 29th IMIHO Technical Working Group was conducted between 8-9 May 2019. During the TWG Meeting, the IMIHO Chairman elaborated on the significant progress and tangible outcomes achieved during the last months, as well as the planned way-ahead. A fruitful dialog produced several action items of common interest and benefits. Specific actions were decided, aiming at further enriching the IMIHO Portal, enhancing functions and services offered at no cost to users, including the Military Medical Archive, webinars and online medical training, both theoretical and practical. Further details are documented in the Minutes, available here (registration required).
The IMIHO Chairman and participants would like to thank Athens Naval Hospital the excellent hospitality and warm cordiality. Also, special thanks to SEDM Secretariat for their assistance and support to this event, as well as all IMIHO activities during the last two years.
We hope that these multinational activities will bring the national health care communities closer, provide an online medium for information and expertise exchange, while conducting training, fostering scientific and academic collaboration among professionals of the Health Care Institutions, serving Military personnel.
More information is available at the IMIHO Portal.