2018 EVENTS WITH FEMTEC PARTECIPATION (information available HERE):Les Thermalies c'est reparti ! Wellness and water benefits - Paris, 18-21 January - Lyon, 2-4 March
Tunisia Health Expo - Tunis, 7-10 March
Water Labyrinth 2018 - Fontanellato-Parma (IT), 21-24 March
International Health Tourism Congress - Kusadasi/Aydin (Turkey), 3-6 May
Asia Pool & Spa Expo at Poly World Trade Center Expo - Pazhou - Guangzhou, 15-17 May
Romanian Congress of Balneology & Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Cluj, 22-27 May
XXIII Annual ESPA Congress - Domburg (NL), 23-25 May
43rd World Congress of the Internat. Society of Medical Hydrology - Amarante (PT), 10-13 June
Congrès de la FFCM - Mont d'Ore 12-13 September
Termatalia Brazil - Foz de Iguaçu 19-21 September
I World Health and Wellness Tourism Congress - Madeira, 1-4 October
The 2018 Global Wellness Summit - Technogym - Cesena (Italy), 6-8 October
2nd International Health and Wealth Conference (IHW 2018) - Penang (Malaysia), 28-30 October
FEMTEC confirmed to be in official relations with WHO!
Following the decision EB142(9) of the WHO Executive board in January 2018, with the official letter from Dr Gaudenz Silberschmidt, Director of Partnerships and Non State Actors, the decision taken by the Executive board regarding official relations of FEMTEC with WHO is confirmed.
Thanks to the work by the Members of the executive board and the Collaborators from the Countries Members. This is a great honour for all of us: we will continue with competence and entusiasm to support the WHO Strategies. (See www.femteconline.org/femtec-who
THE OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF THE UNESCO ANNUAL REPORT
ON THE STATE OF WATER RESOURCES - 21-24 March 2018
The International Summit Labirinto d'Acque
will be held at Franco Maria Ricci's Labirinto della Masone
(Fontanellato-Parma, IT) under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic and of the European Parliament: four days of important conferences and encounters, dedicated to the theme of water as present and future planet resource.
This framework will include the International Workshop Research, Development, and Innovation of Thermal Medicine
: see the Programme
, see more
BATUMI (Republic of GEORGIA) FEMTEC 71° General Assembly and
International Scientific Congress
October 30th - November 4th , 2018
New algorithms for health care, SEE MORE
sustainable development and tourism
New opportunities for broad collaboration
Visit (January 15-18, 2018) of President Solimene to Minsk in view of a collaboration in hydrotherapy (research, staff training, care and wellbeing processes) and in speleotherapy, using the facilities of the Republic of Belarus.See more
Second Summit of World Thermalism Town
World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy, China Hot Spring Tourism Association and China Golden Hot Spring Award Organizing Committee will work together to organize this international Hot Spring Wellness Forum for professionals.See more
IV Symposium of Art TherapyMoscow, Academy of Arts, December 25 2017
The Symposium, chaired by Prof. G. Gigineishvili and U.Solimene, took place the 25 December in Moscow at the Russian Academy of Arts, under the patronage of FEMTEC.
The Symposium aimed to draw the attention to the problem of oncology, in particular, the diseases of breast, to increase the effectiveness of the introduction of new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation of patients with breast cancer.See more
FEMTEC Conference - 15-20 October 2017
THERMAL CLUSTERSStatus, proposals, and strategies for health care and local developmentSPECIAL EVENT celebrating the 80 years of FEMTEC activity
See abstracts, proceedings and other information HERE
3rd International Congress of Art-Therapy - Moscow, June 6th, 2017
The International Center of Art-Therapy, directed by Prof.Georghi Gigineishivili, artist and medical doctor, will organize its 3rd International Congress, that also includes the integration of Art-Therapy and thermal Medicine. This event has the patronage of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation and is developed in collaboration with the Academy of Art, Unesco, FEMTEC, WHO.
The workshop is a satellite event of the 42 Congress of the ISMH, held in Moscow, chaired and organized by Prof. Nazim Badalov of the National Center of Thermal Medicine and Rehabilitation. See the site
Art-Therapy is one of the new trends in the field of psyco phisical rehabilitation and FEMTEC has a special Commission on Art-Therapy, coordinated by Prof. Gigineishvili. Prof.Umberto Solimene, President of FEMTEC, is invited speaker to the Conference.See more
ALL-RUSSIAN FORUM "Zdravnitsa-2017"Bashkortostan, Ufa, May 30 - June 1, 2017
Congress Hall, Ufa, ul. Zaki Validi, 2
FEMTEC participates to the Program "Development Strategies of Russian Federation thermal centers for National Health". Main topics of this program are public-private joint investments, quality of the environment, personnel training and qualification, thermal clusters.See more
1st International Thema Wellness Summit
During the period 27-30 april 2017 in the Region of Guizhou (China), in the city of Jian He, took place the 1st International Thema Wellness Summit, organized by the local Regional Governement, with the support of the Chinese Hot Springs Association and FEMTEC. See more
Death of GUY EBRARD
We are sorry to announce that Dr.Guy Ebrard, President of the World Federation of Thermalism and Climatotherapy 1968-1998, died on 17 April, 2017.
The Board of Directors and all family of FEMTEC, in this very sad moment, remember him with great gratitude and estimate for his work, concerning the development of the thermalism in the world. I had the privilege to work with him and receive a lot of knowledge. It was a true MAESTRO.
Thanks, Dr.Ebrard!The President of FEMTEC
Prof. Umberto SolimeneSee more
ACTIVE THERMALISMThe individual at the heart of care and as a driver of change
April 8, 2017 - EUROPEAN MEETING, Riolo Terme (Italy)
More than 5 million people in Europe use thermal treatments according to a variety of therapeutic approaches and forms, however, only seldom these citizens are involved in a critical and responsible evaluation of the services provided by thermal establishments.
The European Association of Patients and Users of Thermal Centres (EAPTC, www.eaptc.net), established in December 2015, aims to promote the active involvement of users of thermal services and the awareness of the potentials of thermal treatments for patients with diseases eligible for treatment with thermal medicine.See more
Europe and Latin America, two worlds one experienceInternational Symposium on Hydrotherapy
La Habana, Cuba - May 4, 2017 Topics
- Training and Research
- From prevention to rehabilitation
- Technology and innovation
- Health tourism and local economySee the program
THE BALTIC REPUBLICS JOIN THE WORLD FEDERATION OF HYDROTHERAPY AND CLIMATOTHERAPY (FEMTEC) See the Press Release
International Workshop on Water and Health
This event was organized in Rome on November 2016.
Some papers about water and children can be read in the Events
Curtain Up of 2016 Qingdao International Ocean Spring Forum
Making the Ocean Spring Town of China
On october 17th, the 2016 Qingdao International Ocean Spring Forum, guided by World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatherapy (Federation Mondiale du Thermalisme et du Climatisme, FEMTEC) and undertaken by China Tourism Association Hot Spring Tourism Branch, Tourism Associati on of Qingdao and Hot Spring Tourism Association of Qingdao, made its grand opening in Jimo. This forum is a key part of the 1st Qingdao (Jimo) Ocean Spring Festival and a key step to build t he Ocean Spring Town of China in Jimo.
Umberto Solimene, President of FEMTEC and Song Zon Gjun, Vice Mayor of Jimo made speeches in the ceremony with Zhao Yongming, Vice Secretary General of China Tourism Association Hot Spring Tourism Branch as the MC.See more
3rd China Hot Spring Tourism Festival
& 1st World Thermalism Forum
On October 13, the Third China Hot Spring Tourism Festival & the First World Thermalism Forum opened at the Gold Time Hotel in Bayuquan, Yingkou.
It was co-hosted by the China Tourism Associations Hot Spring Tourism Branch and FEMTEC (the World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy), and co-organized by the Tourism Administration of Liaoning Province and Yingkou Municipal Peoples Government, Yingkou Bayuquan District Peoples Government, Liaoning Province Tourism Association Snow & Ice Hot Spring Tourism Branch, and Yingkou Tourism Development Committee. Support for the event came from China Tourism News and China Hot Spring Tourism Media.See more
Chinese Summit on Thermalism
September 10th, Mingyeshan (China)
A great event of information and training for the chinese thermalists (businessmen, professionals, managers) took place in Mingyeshan (China).
This event was under the patronage of FEMTEC, with the partecipation of the President Prof. Umberto Solimene and V. President Gianni Gurnari, in collaboration with CHTA (Chinese Hot Springs Tourism Association) and the regional Government of the Guandong Region. The partecipants approved a declaration: SEE MORE
FEMTEC at the Russian State Council Presidium
August 26th 2016 - The President of Russian Federation, Vladîmir Putin,
chaired the State Council Presidium meeting 'Thermal Cluster Belokurika' (Altai Region), focused on enhancing the investment appeal of Russian resorts.
The aims of the Council were to receive inputs for a general strategy in this sector from representatives of national and local Government, public and private investors, and specialists.
FEMTEC Representatives were present within a very closed number of invited speakers. Our V.President Prof A.Razumov (Russia) had the possibility to present concrete ideas and proposals coming from Russian Spa Association and Prof. U.Solimene FEMTEC President.See the Meeting Report EN , RU<< The Governor of the Altai Region Mr.A.Karlin introduces to the President Vladimir Putin the "Belokurika project 2", awarded by FEMTEC
THERMAE, YOUR VOICE!
The new blog http://termepatient.blogspot.com
of Eaptc, the European Association of Patients and Users of Thermal Centres, is a responsible and critical tool for proactive consumer involvement in the development of hydrotherapy: the voice of patients and users of SPAs and wellness centres. (See more ...)
Global Wellness Summit Identifies Top 10 Future Shifts in Wellness
Experts at Mexico City conference forecast that wellness will become more mandatory in more nations soon that breakthroughs in epigenetics, stem cells and integrative medicine are near and that programmatic workplace wellness will disappear (MORE ...
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