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Copenhagen, Denmark 2008

The Federation of Occupational Health Nurses within the European Union held its 27th Board Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark 15th -17th May 2008.

It was attended by 11 members of 8 EU countries.

During this meeting the Board;

Revised the Internal Procedures


Elected a new treasurer

Discussed OH topics highlighted in members countries

Reflected on future FOHNEU Congress

The Working Groups concentrated on raising the OHN profile by lobbying the EU Parliament and formalising our sponsorships.

The Board welcomed Ms Grete Christensen, President of the EFN who explained the work done by the Federation. FOHNEU are on the List of Specialist/Generic groups represented in EFN General Assemblies. The EFN are interested in adapting the FOHNEU Twinning Project to their own needs in an effort to establish contact with certain countries.

The work done by the partners involved in the HOHNEU project was highlighted. The first students will start the Masters course in September this year.

The next FOHNEU Board Meeting will take place in Bilbao, Spain 29th, 30th and 31st October 2008. On this occasion we will meet with members of the European Agency.



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Warwick International
ConMed Advanced Surgical

Our partners

European Lung Foundation
Healthy Workplaces
European Agency for Safety and Health at work