2019 EVENTS WITH FEMTEC PARTECIPATION (more information available HERE)
GDPR 1 anno dopo: luci e ombre - Privacy, Cyber security e Protezione dei Dati Medici - 21 Februay (see more)
NeuroInformatica - Cognizione e Movimento - Umbertide (Perugia), 15 March (see more)
Balneology - Potential and Benefits for Human Health in an European Context - Ispra - April 11, 2109 (see more)
7th International Conference on Pharmacology and Ethnofarmacology - Amsterdam 27-29 March 2019
History of psychiatry and other behavioral sciences - Monsummano Terme (Italy), 26-27 April (see more)
FIM 2019 - Fisica a Informatica in Medicina - Milano 10-11 May (see more)
FEMTEC at the Forum "ZRAVNIDZA 2019" - 21-23 May 2019, Aluschta, Krimea see more
International Congress of Osteopaty - Moscow 14-16 June 2019 (see more)
ISMH Congress, Wieliczka (Poland) 13-16 June 2019
International Meeting on Balneology and Rehabilitation - Astana (Kazakhistan), 20-21 September (see more)
72nd FEMTEC Annual Congress - Halkidiki (Greece), 16-20 October
72nd Annual Congress of FEMTEC THALASSA, THALASSA
Thalassotherapy and Balneology:
a strategic alliance for the health
care and economical development
In the period 16-20 October 2019 the72nd Annual Congress of FEMTEC
will take place in Greece at theMiraggio Thermal Spa Resort
- Halkidiki.See the event site
FEMTEC and HOT SPRINGS in the USA
A new concrete collaboration for the development of Balneology in USA will be announced during the annual conference about hot springs, wich will take place in California the next month of November.
The conference is organized by the Hot Springs Connection
with the participation of Femtec
. See the Press release
. More information HERE
4th G3T in China 12-13 October - 5th G3T in Japan 18-20 OctoberJoin us for an invitation-only meeting of hot springs industry minds
Hot springs owners, operators, senior managers and researchers from across the globe discuss a range of industry issues and opportunities to collaborate and grow together, while immersed in ancient Chinese Hot Springs and Japanese Onsen culture. See more
European Thermal (hot springs) Spa Trip
(Delegation from Australia)
During the first week of July 2019 Mr.Charles Davidson, FEMTEC Delegate from Australia and Director of the Peninsula Hot springs, in Mornington Peninsula
did a professional visit to some important Thermal Centers
of the North Europe with the organizing support of Femtec. This trip is included in the FEMTEC Delegates International program aiming to promote exchanges of experience.
At the same time, he ended up at the World Luxury Spa Awards in Saint Petersburg and won the Global Winner Luxury Mineral Spring Spa for Peninsula Hot Springs, while the New Zealand Hot Springs (called Maruia Hot Springs) won the Australasian Best Mineral Springs Spa and Australasian Best Luxury Eco Spa. It was a great finale to a very educational trip.
Congratulations to Charles and to all Collegues from the Femtec's family!
Umberto Solimene - President
On behalf of the Global Wellness Institute's Hot Springs Initiative and the board of the Bathe the World Foundation, we would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the culture of bathing that we all share.
World Bathing Day, on June 22, started in 2018 with 15 countries and about 50 hot springs participating. This year we are hoping to involve 30-50 countries and hundreds of hot springs ... read moreSee the Website
World Health Organization 72nd Assembly
Femtec as NGO in official relations partecipated at the WHA 72, which took place in Geneva (20-26 May 2019), with a Delegation coordinate by the President Prof. Umberto Solimene.
The role of balneotherapy and the exercise sciences for the prevention and good styles of life has been underlined in the different topics discussed.
An intensive action plan of cooperation with FEMTEC has been planned.See more
A new Member of the FEMTEC's Commission of Tourism &Health
László Puczkó, PhD, Director of Industry Intelligence Resources for Leisure Assets,Company located in Vienna (Austria) is a new Member of the Femtec's Commission of Tourism and Health. Over the past 20 years, Laszlo has honed his expertise in product development, experience mapping and design, impact assessment and marketing.See more
Femtec Meeting in Cuba - April 2019
Great success of the event promoted by Femtec in collaboration with the Cuba Government and organized by Solymed.
Topics: the Chair of Health Tourism and the meeting of the Women Entrepreneurs.
The plantation of the friendship tree was included in this event.
See more here
FEMTEC at the Forum "ZRAVNIDZA 2019"21-23 May 2019, Aluschta, Krimea
In collaboration with the main Organizations of the Russian Federation, FEMTEC will support the Forum ZDRAVNIZA 2109, the most important Russian Federation event concerning the situation, the strategies and perspectives of the balneology in Russia.
It is promoted and organized by the National Russian Spa Association, under the Presidency of the Prof. Acc. Alexandr RAZUMOV, also V. President of FEMTEC.
More detailed information are in the web site http://rumed.ru
A new important initiative in collaboration with FEMTEC
and South China Normal University of Guangzhou, China
Under the trend of the integration of culture and tourism and the integration of global economy, the hot spring tourism, which has been advancing all the way, wants to continue to accelerate, realize the industrial upgrading and transformation, and break through the technological innovation, which can not be separated from the intellectual support of academic and scientific research.See more
Thermalism - Potentiality and benefits for human health in the European context
In the first half of 2019, the presidency of the Council of the European Union belongs to Romania and the Joint Research Center (JRC) of Ispra, organizes activities to promote the traditional and historical-cultural values of Romania.
In this context, the conference "DISCOVER ROMANIA: Thermalism - Potentiality and benefits for human health in the European context
" was held in Ispra on April 11th 2019 with the support of the Romanian Balneology Association.see more
UN World Health DayWe look at how monitoring air quality
can help with health and wellbeing.
Universal Health Coverage MeetingUnited Nations General Assembly
23 September 2019A new initiative of FEMTEC with UN
for a better healthy life.See more
Balneology - Potential and Benefits for Human Health in an European ContextJoint Research Center - Ispra (Italy) - April 11, 2109
This Conference is related to the Romanian Semester of the Presidency of the EU and is organized by European Commission's Science and Knowledge Service.
Prof Umberto Solimene, President of the World Federation of Hydrotherapy (FEMTEC), is one of the Official Speakers.See more
The World Water Day in MoscowMarch 22nd, 2019
The World Water Day will be celebrated in Moscow with an unique event. Main topic: Balneology and Health
FEMTEC will participate in this important initiative, in collaboration with the National Center of Balneology of the Russian Ministry of Health.
Other important dates related to the water are April 21st, the World Thermae Day
, and June 20th, the World Bathing Day
The International ChairA new international initiative by FEMTEC
of Tourism of Health and Wellness
During the launch of the event on "Lifestyles and Wellness" (April 10-12 in Cuba), the International Chair of Tourism of Health and Wellness will be presented and opened.
It is promoted by Femtec in collaboration with local authorities of Ministry of Health, Medical Services of Cuba, Society of Medical Hydrology, Rehabilitation, Termalism and the support of the United Nations Office (UNIDO). It is aimed at training Caribbean and Latin American professionals in the Health Tourism and Medical Wellness sector.see more
The Proceedings of the 71 Congress of FEMTEC (Batumi, Georgia)are published in the Journal of the Kazhak Association of Physical Rehabilitation ( Question of Rehabilitaion and Physical Therapy)
Under the editing by Prof. S. Bulekbayeva, V. President of FEMTEC and President of the Association of Physical Rehabilitation of Kazakstan
, the proceedings of the 71 Congress of FEMTEC (Batumi, October 2018) have been published. Many Experts from more than 20 Countries present their scientific works and plans on the topic Thermae 4.0
International MeetingFebruary 18-19, 2019
Development of Thermal Tourism in Algeria
The Algerian Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts, organized the International Meeting on the Development of Thermal Tourism in Algiers. This event aims to promote the thermal and wellness tourism in this country.see more
Longevity & Vitality Medical Science: a new FEMTEC Commission
The undoubtedly growing trend of science along this line suggests us to create this new Commission. As we know, from in vitro, to in vivo and some initial pilot clinical work, there is a surge of papers on a daily basis on major indexing database.
Not to mention the explosion of gut microbiota and its wide, and still only partly unfolded, effects on each and every body compartment, i.e. organs and functions.
Francesco Marotta (MD, PhD), expert working in Japan, Dubai, Azeirbajan, with an excellent CV (see here
), has been nominated Coordinator General of this Commission.See more
A new initiative supported by FEMTEC in ZOUHAI-CHINA (December 2018)
ONE BELT ONE ROAD
After 10 years of collision and integration, the exchanges between China and the world become closer. The ''One Belt One Road'' Hot Spring Tourism Industry Cooperation Conference is a professional hot springs platform under the joint action of China Hot Spring Tourism Association, FEMTEC and the West Pacific Office of WTT.See more
Chongqing Delegation in Budapest
On December 18, the Chinese delegation led by the vice mayor of Chongqing Municipal People's Government, China, Ms. Pan Yiqin, had a successful tourism promotion at Intercontinental Hotel.
Ms. Pan also had a very good conversation with the experts from the hot spring industry in Hungary on how to cooperate on hot spring industry between the two parties in the future.
Dr.I Fluck, Hon. Pres. of Femtec and Pr. P. Geher, President of the Hungarian Society of Balneology (on the right in the photo) partecipated with a rapport at this meeting, supported and organized in collaboration with Femtec.
3rd Edition of the exhibition8-11 December 2018 at the Manege
GOOD MORNING ITALY
near the Red Square (Center of Moscow)
This event, promoted by the Municipality of Moscow in collaboration with the Italian Agency for Tourism and organized by the Agency Prima Strada, has the mission to foster cultural touristic health and commercial exchanges between Italy and Russia. More the 50 thousand visitors are attended.
Several programs and meeting are planned.
One of the main topic is dedicated to the Italian offer for wellness and spa treatments.
Femtec will partecipate at the Scientific Symposium on Art-Therapy promoted by the Prof. G. Gigineishvili and the connected workshop with many Italian Thermal Spa.
The President Prof. Umberto Solimene will present the Italian spa system.more details here
FEMTEC at the State Medical University "Sechenov"Moscow 29 November 2018
International Forum and Workshops
On November 29th 2018, the Congress Center of First Moscow State Medical University, named after I.M. Sechenov, hosted the II International Medical Investment Forum (MMIF-2018). The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation traditionally takes part in this event due to the high importance of the health sector for the country economy.
Objectives to increase life quality and expectancy of Russian citizens were stated in the Address of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, fixed in the May decrees of the President.See more
The russian government approved and launched the new strategy (2019-2025) for the National System of BalneologyFEMTEC is one of the Counsellors
The Russian Governement with the special decree dated on the 27 November 2018 approved a new strategy for developing the National System of Balneology.
This is the result after the meeting of the State Council on this topics, promoted by the President V.Putin in the August 2016. More than 1500 Thermal Centers (sanatoriums), private (65,%) and public (35%) are widespread throughout the territory of the Russian Federation and more than 15 millions of Russian citizens use this kind of medical treatment. Great investement are made in this economical sector.
Therefore a new regulation of the Balneology System is needed for updating the National register of the all the Balneological Centers, defining a regulation of the quality of natural resources and structures, doing researches in the field of Balneology, educating and training the staffs, giving the patients correct information.
The strategies has been formulated on the basis of the documents edited by a special intergovernamental Commission in wich is involved also FEMTEC and its President, Prof. U. Solimene.
More detailed information can be found in the Russian Government web site of the www.government.ru
and RT ed. Russia
New algorithms for health care,
sustainable development and tourism
In the era of the digital revolution, challenges for the revival of the image and contents of hydrotherapy begin in Batumi, Georgia, the ''Dubai on the Black Sea''.
Care and treatment protocols, based on scientific data and safety; use of advanced digital diagnostic and rehabilitation techniques; identification of new public and private management formats for thermal facilities; inclusion of hydrotherapy in national health schemes; refurbishment of facilities and staff training in the light of the new needs and socioeconomic changes under way across the world: these are some of the main issues that more than two-hundred experts from 23 Countries discussed and agreed during the 71st Congress of FEMTEC, the World Federation of Hydrotherapy, engaged in official relations with the World Health Organization.
During the Assembly, Vietnam and Australia joined the Federation and Prof. Umberto Solimene was unanimously confirmed as President for the 2019-2022 term.SEE THE PRESS RELEASESEE THE PROGRAM AND THE PROCEEDINGS
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