First Bosnia and Herzegovina Congress of Occupational Medicine, held in Tuzla, on May 22-25, 2003.

Unemployment and Number of i nabiliti, Workers dramatically increased in our contry at the last decade. Technical and organisational changes have given many better, more secure and more stimulating working conditions. At the same time, the need for life-long learing is increasing in order to promote the inividual empoly-ability as well as companies compettitiveness.The combined competence of the labout force must be made use of,regardiess of gender, aged, or physical disability. Stres, psychoactive substance and lack of security at work are becoming a growing problem, however whilst many of the tradicional working environment problems such as nose, accidens in the work-place and chemical health risk still remain.
The congress tried to bring cerrent state of with occupational disease risks and occupational related disease risk, with particular attention to possible clinical position.
There were also invited lectures. Where the hotles topics of Occupational medicine basic research and applications were discussed.

Chairman of organising and Scientific Committee
Nurka Pranjiĉ.


The Academy of Science and Arta of BH
Federal Ministry for Halth BH
Ministry for Health Tuzla Canton
Ministry for Environmental Salety
Ministry for Education, Science, Culture and Spot Tuzla Canton
Medical faculty of the University of Tuzla
Health Center Tuzla
University-Clinical Center Tuzla

Govermment of Tuzla Canton
City of Tuzla

Chairman of organising and Scientific Committee: Prof. Nurka Pranjic MD PhD
Department of Occupational Medicine JZU Dom zdravlja Tuzla
Albina Herljevica 1, 75 000 Tuzla, Bosna i Hercegovina
tel/fax: + 387 35 300 600 GSM: 061 730 000
E mail:


The congres took place in Tuzla, city of salt and multicultural and multinational tolerance with long-standing history. Tuzla is the university and main economic centre of Tuzla Canton, and one of the biggest cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.



Stress at the workplace


Work related diseases


Occupational skin diseases


Work related muscular-skeleton disorders (Risks: Repetition, Force, Posture, Vibration)


Occupational Lung diseases


Psychoactive drug and Occupational Medicine Tasks


Electromagnetic Radiation and Health


Chemical occupational risks


Gender and work ability


Health care workers and occupational risk


Free topics


CONGRESS LANGUAGES Presentation on the languages of the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina or English language. Envisaged Forms of Congress Activity: Introductory Lectures/ Topic Presentation/ Round table discussion / Debate
Type of presentation: oral presentation and poster presentation.
Submission deadline for the Material to be projected: One hour betcre the start of session at the latest.
NOTE: Participation will be acknoweledged by of Tuzla Canton Medical Chamber
ACCOMODATION: HOTEL TUZLA, 75000 TUZLA; Tel: 00387 35 250094,
All room rates night/per person and induciude breakfast. Deadline per accommodation reservation May 5th 2003.



Till April the 1st.2003

After April the 1st.2003


100KM/50 EU

150KM/75 EU


25KM/12,5 EU

50KM/25 EU

Payment in EU (EUR) TO ACCOUNT:
Deutche Bank ag, Frankfurt/m 936272410 on number: Tuzlanska banka d.d Tuzla 1510000006251215-congress

During the Congress, participants can their registration fees at the Congress reception desk when registering there for the Congress.
The registration fee for participans includes admission to the Congress, book of abstract, certificate of attendence refreshments during the coffe breaks, opening ceremony
Accompanyng persons fee includes opening ceremony Congress dinner,