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The Military Medical (MILMED) COE aims to improve military medical capacity
and capability through multinational interoperability and standardization. As
the subject matter expert for military medicine, MILMED focuses on several areas,
including medical training and evaluation, standards development and lessons
From the medical training and evaluation perspective, MILMED strives to improve multinational medical capabilities and interoperability. To achieve this goal, it gives medical courses through coordination with the NATO School. In addition to the implementation of necessary certification tools, MILMED also provides mobile training teams to ACO and Sponsoring Nations to aid in the certification process for deployable multinational medical units.
For the standards development side, MILMED takes the lead in assisting and developing medical standardization agreements that deal with training requirements and certification procedures for both individuals and units. In addition to this, MILMED contributes to lessons learned by collecting, analysing and making recommendations on information and experiences.
It was created in May 2009, MILMED received NATO accreditation later the same year. Although based in one country, MILMED has several founding nations, including Hungary, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Romania.
The Military Medical (MILMED) COE is located in in Budapest, Hungary.
Its flag is white with its emblem in the middle of the flag.
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Home page: http://www.coemed.hu/
Zoltan Horvath, 25 February 2011