FESTMIH

The federation of European societies for tropical medicine and international health (FESTMIH) was founded in 1994 leading up to the first European congress on tropical medicine and international health in Hamburg 1995.

FESTMIH is a network that links national societies, other organisations and platforms active in global health  and tropical medicine. FESTMIH envision a world of equity in health for all. Their mission is to improve the health status of people worldwide: through establishing partnerships and mobilising professionals, and by promoting and disseminating research in global health and tropical medicine.

FESTMIH's activities:

  • Patron and co-organisor of the European Congresses on Tropical Medicine and International Health.
  • Organise joint sessions of member societies at European/International congresses in global health and tropical medicine.
  • Publish the Journal Tropical Medicine and International Health.
  • Liaise with European Schools of global health and tropical medicine.
  • Support research and development in the interest of global health and tropical medicine.
  • Advocate for universal access to health and equity in health.
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