2015 FEMTEC Congress
FORTE VILLAGE - Sardinia Italy

30th September - 4th October 2015

Integration between
Science, Economy and Tourism

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Rzig Ouaslaty new President-Director General at the Department of Thermal Medicine and Thalassotherapy of the Ministry of Health of Tunisia

RZIG OUASLATI, with decree by the Minister of Health of Tunisia, Mr. Said Aidi, is the new President-Director General of the Department of Thermal medicine and Thalassoterapy.
Dr. Ouaslati is an excellent specialist and organizator in this field and, as one of the Femtec V. Presidents, is a very active member of the Board of Directors of FEMTEC. We are sure that he will improve our international and euromediterranean collaboration. The FEMTEC 'family' is very proud for his nomination and sends the best greetings.

FEMTEC AT EXPO 2015 - Hydration & Health, the hidden link

11th June 2015, 10.00-13.00 - EXPO Center (EXPO-2015)

FEMTEC (World Federation of Hydrotherapy) gathered in Milan-Expo2015 the authors of the Hydration Consensus Document, organising an international round table with representatives of WHO. The aim, relying on these scientific basis, is to launch a clear message: the improper hydration is deeply linked to many adverse health effects, and proper hydration should be a priority as proper nutrition. Therefore the public Organisations have to stress the role of hydration for an healthy lifestyle.
See more HERE

«E-Commerce et Hydrothérapie» - Yasmine Hammamet - April 11th 2015

Monsieur Saïd Aïdi, Ministre de la Santé, Monsieur Rzig Ouslati, Directeur Général Adjoint de L'Office National du Thermalisme et de l'Hydrothérapie, prof. Umberto Solimene, President of FEMTEC, and several experts of hydrotherapy and web marketing will participate to the Meeting.
See more HERE

Official opening of the FEMTEC
International Research Centre at RMAT

Professor Evgenij Nikolaevic Trofimov, Rector of the Internation Russian Academy of Tourism and Phd in Political Sciences, and professor Umberto Solimene, president of FEMTEC, open officially the RMAT-FEMTEC International Research Centre on March 20, 2015. The center was created upon initiative of the private higher professional training institute RMAT (International Russian Academy for Tourism) and FEMTEC).
See more HERE

WHO confirms accreditation of and joint activities with FEMTEC for the 2015-2018 period

The decision was notified to professor Umberto Solimene, President of FEMTEC, based on the Executive Board’s resolution that followed a positive evaluation of the actions implemented within the framework of the WHO strategies.
This reaccreditation “round” saw the application of even stricter criteria, which resulted into the exclusion of more than one third of operating non-governmental associations. See more HERE

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day. 22 years later, World Water Day is celebrated around the world shining the spotlight on a different issue every year. In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is Water and Sustainable Development. It’s about how water links to all areas we need to consider to create the future we want. See more HERE

Balneological Congress of Polish Association of Balneology and Physical Medicine

will be held in Polanczyk (10-13th Sep 2015) with participation of international guests. We anticipate 2 sessions in English about the most important scientific attainments of balneology and thermal medicine in different countries on the world.
Subjects of other sessions (lectures and posters) are advancements in balneology, physical therapy, balneochemistry, climatology, thermal geology. We also anticipate special session about management in thermal institutions.
Read more HERE

The Chart of Bagno di Romagna

Thermae marketing and communication must be modern, attractive and effective. Therefore each thermal facility should exploit the New Media with a Web 2.0 approach and with focus on the economic return of these investments.
This is the scope of the new Chart of Bagno di Romagna, that improves the previous Chart of Riolo guidelines. Read more HERE

A TV format about thermalism

A TV format has been proposed to address the sector of hydrotherapy, thermae and health SPA's: Femtec members are invited to promote similar initiatives in their countries and to exchange their video contents. This is an opportunity to show their hydrotherapy and SPA offer in order to foster the awareness about these resources. Read more HERE

67th General Meeting and Scientific Congress

Astana (Kazakhstan) - September 25-28, 2014

Umberto Solimene (Italy) was elected new President and Istvan Fluck (Hungary) was elected Honorary President of the World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy.
Read more HERE and HERE

The R&D FEMTEC Centre is starting in Weihay, China

Shandong Region will host the first international Centre for Research on Integrated Thermal Medicine promoted by FEMTEC and sponsored by the Chinese Holding Shengtai Group, in co-operation with the Shandong Film and TV Group.
A 700-ha surface will host to a “thermal city”, with luxury hotels, hydrotherapy and tourist centres, sport infrastructures, as well as TV and film production centres. It will provide scientific and cultural support to the rational use of thermal resources in China.
Read more HERE

Let's introduce our brand new Portal

The Astana Congress gives us the opportunity to present the new FEMTEC portal, that replaces the old one. Its look is up to date and its software platform is improved.
The old Joomla system was too difficult to manage, while the new one is very easy to use.
This approach gives the opportunity to add national sections to the core system, in order to allow associated representatives to publish their articles. Read more HERE.

Death of Nikolaj Afanas'evich Storozhenko

We are sorry to announce that Professor Nikolaj Afanas'evich Storozhenko, physician emeritus of the Russian Federation, President of the National Spa Association Russia, and President of the World Federation of Thermalism and Climatotherapy, died on May 4, 2014. More information in the NEWS.

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