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** MESSAGE OF SUPPORT REGARDING THE WAR IN UKRAINE

As scientists, devoted to human wellbeing, we abhor the use of military violence to resolve any conflict, be it political or economic, between free independent states. The Russian attack on Ukraine is a flagrant and utterly unacceptable act of violence and we urge all political and economical leaders worldwide to …

** Next issue of DHM in the mail !

  The June 2022 issue of DHM has been published, and is accessible to all EUBS members. For instructions on how to access the Journal, please see here. Those EUBS members that have selected a membership with Print Service will receive a properly printed paper copy in their mailbox within the next 2 …

** Professor Alf O Brubakk has passed away…

News has reached us that yesterday, April 5th, 2022, Professor Alf Ottar Brubakk (°24 January 1941) passed away peacefully. A long-time member and former President of EUBS (2006-2009), Alf has marked many of our lives with his intellect, wit, and honesty – always speaking his mind, inspiring many of us …

** ECHM-EUBS position on recreational and professional diving after the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

As the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, while not over, seems to allow a gradual return to normal economic and recreational activities, including recreational and professional diving, EUBS and ECHM now issue an official Position Statement on the return to diving activities and the implications of SARS-CoV2 infection or possibility of contamination. Please …

** COVID-19: ECHM-EUBS Position Statement on the use of HBOT for treatment of COVID-19 patients

In response to the current and ongoing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) and EUBS have issued a new Position Statement on the use of HBOT as a treatment for COVID-19 patients. This Statement complements our previous Position Statement on “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in multiplace hyperbaric chambers …

** COVID-19: EUBS-ECHM Position Statement on diving activities

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts not only the general healthcare system but also ambulance and first aid providers, there is a general agreement that risk-taking activities and sports should take this situation into account. EUBS and ECHM now issue an official Position Statement on the advisability of (recreational and professional) diving activities and …

** COVID-19: ECHM Position Statement on HBOT

In response to the current and ongoing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) has issued guidelines and recommendations for hyperbaric centres. The hyperbaric treatment environment creates unique challenges and risks, that need to be considered and evaluated, besides the general recommendations issued by local, national and …

** Fiona Sharp R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that the EUBS ExCom – and all of her friends in our society – pay tribute to Dr Fiona Sharp, who died on October 17 during a rebreather dive off the coast of Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Fiona was our Australian ‘anchor’, her joyful, witty, loud, crazy …