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The International Hippocratic Foundation of Kos

a) To relay and cultivate the Ideals of Medicine as conceived and applied by Hippocrates it 25 centuries ago, and described the humanitarian notions of “either aid or do not harm”, and “where love for man exists, love for art will also follow”.

b) To extend the values of Hippocratic Medicine based humanitarian consciousness and philanthropic morality of Physicians and the inauguration of a new era of "humanized" medicine whose sole purpose is to serve and upgrade the life of man.

c) To publish the work of Hippocrates, manuscripts relating to Hippocratic Medicine, publications of the post Hippocratic era work related to Hippocratic Ideals and to promote the spirit and moral principles of Hippocrates by using all appropriate means (e.g. Internet)

d] To establish and function of independent or affiliated Hospitals, Institutes or Laboratories of Scientific Research for the promotion of Biomedical Sciences as well as a Conference Center, Hippocratic Library and a Museum of Medicine.

e) To provide hospitality within the building to doctors who wish to conduct studies medical or historical studies or research ancient Greek culture in the Asklepieion isolated and far from any noise, within the Hippocratic Sacred Space and other archaeological treasures of the Kos for a short time, regardless of gender, ethnicity and race for a minimal amount.

f) To organize a Meeting for Physicians from all over the world at the INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONFERENCE (International Medical Olympiad) for the exchange of thoughts and the interchanging of various current issues, and in particular for the Hippocratic and Neo-Hippocratic Medicine and Cosmic Theory of Medical Ethics.

g) To award the best study, which deals with the advancement of medical science in general and in particular with Hippocratic Medicine during the International Medical Olympiad. To organize special events in order to honor those who have won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. The awards will be awarded by the Supreme Officer of the Greek State.