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The Centennial Anniversary of the Israeli Medical Association was marked in the European Parliament on November 7, 2011 with a symposium and the inauguration of a poster exhibition celebrating a century of activities by the association and achievements by the Israeli State as showed by the BlueStar posters. B’nai B’rith co-organized the event with the European Parliament logistics. The event was co-sponsored by MEP Emil STOYANOV (Bulgaria, EPP), MEP Charles TANNOCK UK, ECR), MEP Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK (Slovakia, EPP), MEP Vasilia Dancila (Romania, S&D), MEP Hannu TAKKULA (Finland, ALDE) and MEP Michail TREMOPOULOS (Greece, Greens). The symposium provided participants with the opportunity to learn more about various topics including the IDF field hospital in Haiti and the Hadassah training program in Ethiopia. The opening of the exhibition was marked by speeches delivered by MEP Charles TANNOCK, MEP Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK, Mr. David SARANGA, Head of the European Parliament Liaison Department at the Mission of Israel to the EU, Dr. Rene Trau, representing B’nai B’rith Europe, who unanimously praised the positive role of the Medical Association in Israel and overseas. The poster exhibition remained in the European Parliament in Brussels until November 11. The exhibition was held in a central hall nearby the main entrance of the European Parliament and its posters kept the attention of those who attended the event or were passing by.