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.
Images from the conference, agenda and other released materials will be available on the webpage
of the Romanian Association of Balneology dedicated to this event. < ... MORE >
Great succes of the Joint Course "Medical University of Monastir (Tunisia) and FEMTEC"
INTRODUCTION TO THALASSOTHERAPY
More than 25 medical doctors of different Tunisian medical and thalassotherapic centers attended to the Joint Course on Thalassotherapy, promoted and organized by the Medical Faculty of the University of Monastir, in collaboration with FEMTEC and with the support of the Departement of Thermalisme of the Health Ministry of Tunisia.< ... MORE >
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.< ... MORE >
Longevity & Vitality Medical Science: a new FEMTEC Commission
Main Coordinator, Francesco Marotta
, M.D. Ph.D. (Japan, Dubai, Azeirbajan).
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.< ... MORE >
FEMTEC and Chongqing Municipal People's Government (China)Global Capital Hot Springs
, 17 July 2018
A Forum on Economic and trade Cooperation took place in Zurich the 17 July 2018.
The Forum was a very important event, hosted by the Canton of Zurich and with the partecipation of High Officials from the Regional Swiss and Chinese Government (Markus Assfalg, Director for Economy of the Canton Zurich and Tang Liang Zhi, Major of the Chongqing Municipal People's Governement and others distingued guests).
In this occasion many key projects of cooperation have been signed: among them, the cooperation agreement between FEMTEC and Chongqing is very important. < ... MORE >
New broad collaboration opportunities
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 moreGalleryVideo: Speleotherapy
Training Courses in Balneotherapy at Guelma Thermal Centre (Algeria)
On July 8, 2017, the Medical Direction of the Algerian Thermal Centre Hammam EL Baraka at Guelma, managed by Dr. Ahmed Belaitar, organized the Ceremony for delivering the Certificate of partecipation to the First Algerian training Course on Balneotherapy.
This Course, under the patronage of the FEMTEC, is only the first step of the planned intense activity of the Algeria in the field of Balneotherapy.During the Guelma event a video-conference was organized with the FEMTEC President, Prof. Umberto Solimene. He expressed the warmest congratulations to all participants and wishes for future concrete plans of Algerian balneotherapy development.See the ProgramSee the Gallery
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
The Baltic Republics join the World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy (FEMTEC)Thermal facilities and accommodation infrastructures in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania aim at increasing the number of users and tourists
Riga Â– February 14, 2017. The international travel trade fair Â“BALTOUR 2017Â”, organized on February 4-6, 2017 in Riga (Latvia), hosted to a workshop sponsored by the Latvian Ministry of the Economy and focused on the present state and future perspectives of hydrotherapy and health tourism in the Baltic Countries.
Several nations introduced their facilities and the relevant care and wellbeing offering to the over 30 participating countries including, in particular, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania where, based on tradition and recent investments, thermal and wellbeing facilities have become quite attractive for broad areas of the European market.See the Press Release
After a long disease, I inform you about the death of Prof. Mikhailo Loboda, vicar Vice-President of FEMTEC
. He was also President of Ukrainian Association of Physical Therapy, Deputy of Ukrainian Parliament and a great expert in the thermal field.
I remember also his high human qualities. For several years he took part in FEMTEC activities bringing the large contribution of his experience.
All of us remember him with a great regret and thanks. Personally I lost an important friend. The FEMTEC Board and Executive Committee share the suffering of his family.Prof. Umberto Solimene
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