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Prof. Dr. Vasile Candea Passed Away

The former International Secretary General of the Balkan Medical Union, Prof. Dr. VASILE CANDEA, passed away in Bucharest, Romania, on the 14th of January 2020.  Surgeon Vasile Cândea, former president of the Romanian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, former director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases C.C. Iliescu and of the Cardiovascular Disease Center of the Romanian Army, died at the age of 87.  Prof. Candea was one of the most respected surgeons in Romania and Balkan Region. He has authored over 750 scientific papers published worldwide. CTA-BMU expresses the deepest condolences to the family members, on his passing.


will be organized by the Romanian National Section of the Balkan Medical Union. 

Venue: BUCHAREST, Romania Date: 24-26 September 2020 

General topic: 



  • medical emergencies 
  • surgical emergencies 
  • state-of-the-art in internal medicine, surgery, imaging etc 
  • aspects of Balkan medicine, public health 
  • medical education, medical research and writing, science editing, ethics 
  • miscellanea (varia) 

Okumaya devam et

22nd Balkan Medical Days Completed Successfully

22nd Balkan Medical Days Scientific Program was completed successfully. 135 international and domestic registrations took place during the activities. 35 presentations were presented and the quality of presentations and participants beneficence was maximum.

After two days of complete presentations the third day was completed by a social program visiting Bellapais Monastery and village (Monastery of Peace – White Church), St Hilarion Castle and Kyrenia Harbour and Castle. A Classical Music Concert was conducted by the Presidential Symphony Orchestra, performing Rondo Alla Turca, W.A Mozart; Waltz No:2, D.Shostakovich as well as classical pieces from Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot themes followed by a reception at Bedesten Nicosia. The cooperation, understanding and goodwill was at a maximum at the completion. We hope this will be an important step gaining back the motto of “sante, amitie, paix”

Abstracts Presented During 22. Balkan Medical Days Event


22. Balkan Medical Days Started

22. Balkan Medical Days started. Prof. Dr. Hasan Besim, the president of Cyprus Turkish Association of Balkan Medical Union ,  opened the scientific congress in Kyrenia.


Dear Colleagues,

In 2018 we published a volume of Conference Proceedings on the occasion of The 35th Balkan Medical Week” held in Athens, Greece. This volume was published by Fillodiritto Publishing House (Italy) and was indexed in ISI Clarivate Analytics database on July 1, 2019.

As a result of numerous requests from members of the Balkan Medical Union, we decided to publish a new volume this year under the same conditions. The volume will include articles in extenso of the papers to be presented at the Cyprus congress and will be sent for indexing to ISI Clarivate Analytics. Since the previous volume has been indexed, there is a very good chance that this new volume will be indexed. Please find enclosed the template of the articles in extenso that will be published in the volume CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS to be edited on the occasion of The 22nd Balkan Medical Day, North Cyprus, September 27-29, 2019. Please use this template for editing your articles, this being a must.

An article must not exceed 6 pages in total (including references) and must be written in English only.

Please send the article(s) by 10 September 2019 the latest to

The authors who want to publish in this volume are asked to send the title of the paper by July 24, 2019. The publishing fee will be 90 Euro/article.
You will receive further details of the payment modalities.

Best regards,

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Camelia Diaconu
International Secretary General of the Balkan Medical Union


Template of the articles  

Abstract submission for 22nd BMD has passed

The deadline for abstract submission has passed. For any questions, please contact . Thank you for your interest in presenting at 22nd Balkan Medical Days !


The deadline for abstract submission regarding 22nd Balkan Medical Days  has been extended from 01st of July 2019  to 16th of July 2019. Due to many requests for an extension of the deadline, the CTA-BMU organising committee has agreed to extend the deadline for submissions.

Official Invitation for 22nd BMD

22nd Balkan Medical Days


Dear Colleagues,

I have the honor to invite you to the 22nd Balkan Medical Days which will take place on 26-29 September 2019. This is a first for the Cyprus Section and we would like to make this congress a regional scientific event. The theme of the congress is “Healthy Living” and this will be discussed and highlighted by different medical disciplines. “Historical Aspects of Medicine and Healthy Living” is also a secondary theme.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Cyprus .

Prof.Dr.Hasan Besim

President of the Cyprus Turkish Association of BMU 

Nicosia 02 April 2019

22nd Session Balkan Medical Days


22nd Balkan Medical Days organized by the TRNCyprus Section of the Balkan Medical Union , will be held in NorthCyprus, on 26-29 September 2019 .

The 22nd Balkan Medical Days will gather scientists of multidisciplinary fields from the Balkan countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, FYROM, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Turkey), members of the French National Academy of Medicine and opinion leaders of health care system.  In an attempt to promote medical knowledge and create a strong health network in Balkan countries, an exciting scientific program has been designed this year that will encourage collaboration, exchange of knowledge and experience among members and participants.

Dr. Kaya Bekiroğlu Passed Away

kaya bekiroğluCyprus Turkish Association of Balkan Medical Union Honorary President Dr. Kaya Bekiroğlu passed away in Nicosia, North Cyprus on 13 March 2018. The  CTABMU expresses its deepest condolences to his wife, Dt. Gönül Bekiroğlu and all his family, on his passing.

Dr. Bekiroğlu served Cyprus representative of the Balkan Medical Union before our association existed in 2014 , took up the title of “Honorary Chairman of the Association” and transferred his representation duties at the Balkan Medical Union to Cyprus Turkish Association of Balkan Medical Union.

Many of us knew him as a foremost leader, a prominent surgeon and a strong advocate for cooperation of doctors or other professionals working in health institutions in Balkan Region . We can honour his work and achievements by building upon his work .