ESPA was invited to the 43rd World Congress of the International Society of Medical Hydrology (ISMH) in Amarante, Portugal. The ISMH Congress aimed to discuss Education and Health Promotion.
With the presence of the most prestigious names of this scientific and clinical field, with a very significant number of invited speakers, the Congress was an outstanding event aiming to continue developing Medical Hydrology. ESPA presentation at the ISMH Congress was dedicated to "Quality and Innovation in Balneotherapy" with facts and figures about what ESPA is currently doing in both fields, namely, Medical Research in Balneotherapy and quality certification. ESPA presentation was included in the special ISMH/ESPA Medical Research WG Session. All the members of the ESPA Medical Research WG were present during the presentation and the debate resulting in rare opportunity for networking and business development for international knowledge exchange.
During the Gala Dinner, the President of ESPA, Thierry Dubois, paid tribute to Professor Christian Roques, and to Professor Pedro Cantista on their outstanding career in the development of Balneotherapy in Europe and Worldwide.