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To continue to stay together and with the occasion to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the First Congress on History of Healing, which took place in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium, the Virtual Opening Ceremony of the 47th Congress of the ISHM will take place on 24 August 2020 at 6 p.m., Riga time ( GMT +2 hours ).

The virtual opening will be provided via Zoom webinar solution and to watch the webinar, you need to visit Congress website or Congress facebook account.

From our studio in the Rīga Stradiņš University we will connect with the President and General Secretary of the ISHM, committee members of 47th ISHM Congress, ISHM national delegates. A celebratory mood with a live concert will be guaranteed!

Following the welcome greetings the webinar will be open to all interested parties, therefore, stay tuned and we will provide a link to join the event and participate actively, since you will have the opportunity to share your greetings, questions with other ISHM2020 attendees and why not even a virtual toast! 

Based on your interest and active involvement, our ISHM Congress studio may remain active and offer virtual lectures until the live opening of the 47th Congress of the ISHM on August 23, 2021 in Riga.

Be sure to save the date in your calendar and follow the Congress website for detailed guidelines on how to connect and to be an active participant of the virtual opening ceremony of the 47th ISHM Congress and stay with us until the live gathering in August 23-27, 2021 in Riga (Latvia)!

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 47th Congress of the ISHM,

Juris Salaks