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CISM meets International Committee of Militaire Medicine (ICMM)



NEDER-OVER-HEMBEEK (BEL) - On August 8, at Queen Astrid Hospital, a meeting was held between the International Committee of Militaire Medicine (ICMM), a centenary body recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the international institution specializied in military medical matters, and the Académie du Conseil International du Sport Militaire (ACISM), CISM's scientific and pedagogical studies center.

The ICMM is responsible for publishing the journal International Review of the Armed Forces Medical Services, as well as, on a biennial basis, organizing a symposium to promote discussions, exchange of information, experience and expertise in a the neutral, impartial and independent way, among military medicine community.



The institutions, partners since 2014 through a Memorandum of Understanding, have several points of mutual interest, with significant and real potential for advancement. Thematic sessions at both symposia on a topic of interest have already been defined as one of the concrete actions for cooperation.

The CISM was represented by Colonel Dorah Mamby Koita, CISM Secretary General, and Lieutenant-Colonel Rafael Soares Pinheiro da Cunha, ACISM Manager, who were received by Major General Geert Laire, ICMM Secretary General, and Major-General Pierre Neirinckx, Deputy Secretary General of the ICMM.

A new meeting with the decision makers of both institutions is scheduled to December in order to present the concrete planned actions to the upcoming scientific events.


(Source: CISM HQ)