Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters - vol. IX - n. 2 - June 1996

ANNOUNCEMENTS

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TISSUE BANKING
will be held from 11 to 15 September 1996
Berlin, Germany

Topics:
General aspects of tissue banking
Cryobiology Bum treatment Musculoskeletar tissues Osteogenesis, osteoinduction, demineralised bone, growth factors Sperm banking and artificial insemination Heart valve banking Eye banking Cell banking Human tissue donation

For further information contact:
Priv.-Doz. Dr. R. von Versen, M.D., D.M.Sc. DIZG German Institute for
Cell and Tissue Replacement Robert-Rossle-Str. 10
D -13125 Berlin (Germany)
Tel.:+49 30 9415430; Fax:+49 30 9415439

CONFERENCE OF THE CZECH BURN SOCIETY WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
QUALITY OF LIFE IN SEVERE BURNS
will be held from 17 to 19 September 1996
Prague, Czech Republic

Topics
Resuscitation
Wound care
Post-bum care
Ethics and economics * Varia

For further information contact:
Conference secretariat
Czech Medical Association J. E. Purkyne
P. 0. Box 88
Sokolska 31
120 26 Prague 2
Tel.: + 422.296889 / 297271
Fax: + 422.294610 / 24216836

9TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
will be held from 24 to 28 September 1996
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Topics
Scoring-Outcome; Endocrine; Infection; Monitoring - Data Management; Pharmacology - Toxicology; Cardiac; Ethics; Inflammation - Mediators; Multi - Organ Failure; Renal; Trauma; Cost - Quality Management; Gut - Hepatic; Metabolic - Nutrition; Neurology; Respiratory.

For further information contact:
The Congress Secretariat
28 - 30 Church Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent TNI I JP, UK
Tel.: +44 (0)1892 - 539606 / Fax: +44 (0)1892 - 517005

7TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BURNS AND PLASTIC SURGERY
will be held from 3 to 4 October 1996
Varna, Bulgaria

Topics
Epidemiology and Prevention of Bums
Local and General Treatment of Burns
News on the Plastic Surgery
Patient care and nursing care issues

STATE OF THE ART SYMPOSIUM CONTROL OF THE BURN SCAR
THE EUROPEAN BURNS ASSOCIATION
4 - 5 October 1996 - Amsterdam

"Workshop on Glycerol-preserved Donor Skin"
3 October 1996
For information on registration and/or hotel accommodation, contact:
Congrex Holland bv, Keizersgracht 782, 1017 EC Amsterdam, The
Netherlands
Tel.:+31 20 6261372 - Fax:+31 20 6259574

For information concerning programme contact:
Dutch Bum Foundation
P.O.Box 1015, 1940 EA Beverwijk, The Netherlands
Tel.: +31.251.275555 - Fax: +31.251.216059

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PSYCHIATRIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL CARE
OF THE BURN PATIENT
will be held from 8 to 10 October 1996
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Topics
The psychology of the child with burns and pain management The psychology of the adult with burns and related issues to pain management

For further information contact:
Zuiderziekenhuis hospital, brandwondencentrum
Ms. Katja Zuidema, secretary organizing committee
Groene Hilledijk 315
3075 EA Rotterdam - The Netherlands
Tel.: +31.10.2903718 - Fax: +31.10.2903135

THE THIRD ASIA - PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON EMERGENCY
AND DISASTER MEDICINE
will be held from 15 to 19 October 1996
Bali International Convention Centre

Topics
Emergency Medicine
Disaster Medicine
Field Simulation
Nurse and Paramedic Program

For further information contact:
Department of Surgery Faculty of Medicina University of Indonesia
Jalan Salemba Raya 6, Jakarta 10430, Indonesia
Tel.: +62.021.3100050/3148705/5222430
Fax: +62.21.5260300/3148705
E - mail: aryonodp@server.indosoft.net.id

THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN CLUB FOR PEDIATRIC BURNS:
CURRENT CONCEPTS IN PEDIATRIC BURN CARE
16 - 18 October 1996 - Zurich

Contact: Martin Meuli, MD, Director, Pediatric Burn Center, and J.
Mohacsi and M. Breisacher, Congress Secretaries, Kinderspital Zurich,
Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Steinwiesstrasse. 75, CH-8032
Zurich, Switzerland.
Tel.: +41.1.266.7111 - Fax: +41.1.266.7171/7170

CEMEC
European Centre for Disaster Medicine Republic of San Marino

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON REFUGEE HEALTH AND MASS POPULATION DISPLACEMENT DISASTERS
28-29 October 1996

Topics
The concept of refugee, displaced person, mass population movements Asylum, shelter, protection, human rights
Health problems of mass population movements. Health management

Different refugee situations depending on the nature of disaster: war, fires, explosions, socio-economic difficulties, internal strife, natural disasters, man-made disasters International legislation, legal issues, moral issues, humanitarian work International action, relief response, funding
The international community: Intergovernmental organizations, the UN system: High Commissioner for Refugees, World Health Organization, Department of Humanitarian Affairs, specialized organizations like the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine; Non-govemmental organizations; Training opportunities and needs

CEMEC
European Centre for Disaster Medicine Republic of San Marino
10th International Training Course 1996
28 October - 22 November

The following courses will be held:
28-29 October 1996 - Management of refugee health and mass population displacement disaster.
4-9 November 1996 - Organization of sanitary emergency and early health measures in pre-hospital and major emergency situation.
15-16 November 1996 - Psychological aspects in major emergency
18-20 November 1996 - Toxicological Emergencies
21-22 November 1996 - Burns and fire disasters
For information on the above courses contact:
CEMEC Secretariat Ospedale di Stato
Via La Toscana, Cailungo
47031 Repubblica di San Marino
Tel.:+994535 - Fax: 903706
Area Code 0549 (from Italy) + 00378. 549 (from other country)

6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF DISASTER
MEDICINE AND TECHNICAL EXHIBITION OF MEDICAL AND
LOGISTIC EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER SITUATIONS
will be held from 3 to 6 November 1996
Budapest, Hungary

Topics
Education and training in disaster medicine
Public health and emergencies for large populations
Epidemiology of disasters
Management of disaster victims

For further information contact:
Asszisztencia Congress Bureau Ltd.
Okt6ber 23. u. 17. 111/3. H- 1117 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +361.371.0712 - Fax: +361.161.0149
E - mail: assziszt@odin.net

1997 FIRST RUSSIAN-AMERICAN JOINT CONFERENCE
ON BURNS AND FIRE DISASTERS
16-18 June 1997 - St.Petersburg
19-20 June 1997 - Moscow

Contact: Scientific Secretariat O.D. Dmitrienko,Thermal Injuries, St. Petersburg Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education, 41, SaltykovTschedrin str., St.Petersburg, 191015 RUSSIA, Tel.: +7(812)314 22 33 - Fax: +7(812)273 00 39 or Dr. Andrew M.Munster, Baltimore Regional Burn Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA, Tel: (410)550-0886; Fax: (410)550-1165

WADEM
10TH WORLD CONGRESS ON EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MEDICINE
24 - 27 September 1997, Mainz, Germany

Contact: Prof. Dr. W. Dick, Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitdt, Langenbeckstr, I
D-55131 Mainz, Germany
Fax: 49-6131-236028.




 

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