Welcome to the International Maritime Health Association (IMHA).

IMHA is a non-governmental organization whose aim is to improve the health of all seafarers and fishers around the world.

The 17th International Symposium on Maritime Health ROTTERDAM 2025
Medical Guide for Seafarers and Fishers
During the General Assembly 20 on 5 October 2023, in Athens, Greece
The IMHA Expert Panel on Training develops a training programme for doctors performing medical examination of fishers. In a previous project, IMHA successfully developed guidelines on the medical examination of fishers for the EU Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee on Seagoing Fishers. As a continuation of this work, it is essential for doctors, who conduct medical examinations and issue medical certificates, to receive training via guidance which fit the specificities of sea fishers. READ MORE