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 .

35th Balkan Medical Week

35th Balkan Medical Week organized by the Hellenic Section of the Balkan Medical Union , will be held in Athens, Greece, on 25-27 September 2018 under the general topic: “Healthy Ageing: an endless challenge”.

The 35th Balkan Medical Week 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.


21. Session of Balkan Medical Days


Balkan Medical Days 

The Bulgarian National Section of the BMU will organize the next 21st Session of the Balkan Medical Days in Sofia, between 06-08 October, 2017.


21, 22 September 2015, PARIS-FRANCE

Organized by:

  • The National Academy of Medicine of France
  • The Balkan Medical Union

Venue: headquarters of the National Academy of Medicine of France, 16 Bonaparte street, Paris, France


  • Emergencies in cardiology and gastroenterology
  • Innovations in oncology
  • Emerging technologies and clinical cardiovascular innovations
  • Nutritional epidemiology and tendencies in the Balkan countries
  • Contributions of the anatomo-clinical medicine of Parisian School of Medicine to the Balkan countries
  • Diabetes mellitus and its complications, including diabetic nephropathy
  • Chronic renal disease in the Balkan countries: epidemiology, prevalence and incidence, clinical point of view, treatment according to the Balkan circumstances
  • Health and food traditions in the Balkans
  • Early diagnosis of gastrointestinal tumours
  • Cultural competence and health care
  • Adipobiology
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Update of diagnostic tools for evaluating connective tissue diseases
  • Varia

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