7th BMMC Congress was held in Athens, Greece, from 06 to10 October 2002. The main scientific panel topic was “NBC Protection”. Five hundred and fifty two (552) participants from all four member countries of BMMC attended the congress. Four hundred and sixteen (416) scientific papers of all specialties of medicine were presented.
In the closing ceremony of 7th BMMC congress, member countries signed “Statement of Acceptance” on the establishment of the Balkan Military Medical Unit (BMMU).
During 11th BMMC Post Congress Committee Meeting held in Porto Heli, Greece from 11 to 12 October 2002, final Congress Protocol, was presented by Turkish National Board and was decided to be signed at the next meeting. Attendance of BMMC National Boards Presidents and Secretary Generals to International Committee of Military Medicine Congress took place as discussed in the previous meeting.