Collaboration partners


WHO Collaborating Centres for Occuopational Health

The NCMM is working to the network of WHO Collaborating Centres on Seafarers’ Health.


The Universities in Gdansk and Gdynia

NCMM has collaborates with the Medical University of Gdańsk and the Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine in Gdynia (IIMTM). Insofar the collaboration has focused on the tripartite collaboration between IIMTM, IMHA and NCMM resulting in the joint work to publish the only indexed, scientific journal of maritime medicine in the world – International Maritime Health (see separate note). However, discussions have been made on how to establish a cooperation within the field of maritime medical research.

Medical University of Gdansk web-site:

IIMTM, Gdynia web-site:


University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf

NCMM is involved in cooperation with Ordinariat für Arbeitsmedizin / Zentralinstitut für Arbeitsmedizin und Maritime Medizin (ZfAM) at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf on maritime occupational matters such as:


·       Ship medicine Chest

·       TMAS

·       Medical Guide for Ships

·       Stress

·       Fumigation

·       Asthma


ZfAM – website:



Seafarers’ International Research Centre Cardiff

NCMM cooperates with SIRC in matters concerning employment and working conditions

NCMM has mutual interests also with the following institutions:



University of Cadiz

The University of Cadiz offers a master degree study in maritime medicine. To our knowledge this is the only place where such education is available. The leader of the programme is Dr Luisa Canals.



Research Unit of Maritime Medicine Esbjerg, Denmark


Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Gothenburg


Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health - NIVA



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