What is IFHE?

IHEEM was one of the founding members of IFHE in 1970, the International Federation of Hospital Engineering more commonly known as IFHE is a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit organisation which was founded to group National Associations of Hospital Engineering.

Objectives of IFHE

  • Promote, develop and disseminate hospital engineering technology 
  • Compare international experience 
  • Promote the principle of integrated planning, design and evaluation by improved collaboration between the professions 
  • Promote more efficient management of operation, maintenance and safety of hospitals, their engineering installations, equipment and buildings 
  • Offer collaboration with other international organisations

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What is IFHE-Europe?      

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International Federation of Hospital Engineering regional group Europe (IFHE-Europe) was founded from the cooperation between fellow associations from German speaking countries, France, Belguim and the Netherlands at the beginning of the 3rd millenium.

In June 2005 the IFHE Council accepted the collaboration as a 'Regional Group' within IFHE; the group currently consists of 14 associations from 11 countries.

Following the 2017 call for studies, the IFHE EU Executive Committee have decided to launch a second call for studies.

Two accepted studies in 2017 are titled "Sustainable and Climate Resilient water use in healthcare facilities" and "Rational water use in healthcare facilities".

The deadline for submission of proposals is on June 30th 2018 through the IFHE EU Secretary: paulmerlevede@hotmail.com

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