Hannes Lindemann (28 December 1922 – 17 April 2015) was a German doctor, navigator and sailor. He made two solo transatlantic crossings, one in a sailing dugout canoe made while working in Liberia and the second in a 17-foot Klepper Aerius II double folding kayak, modified to carry two masts and an outrigger. His book Alone at Sea documents the trips, which were totally unassisted. He was motivated to make the trips by an interest in how the human body and mind respond to survival at sea, a theme which the Kon-Tiki (1947) and Alain Bombard (1952) explored in earlier ocean voyages. Continue reading Hannes Lindemann→
Hans-Jakob Nidecker (father of Niklaus), born in 1919 was specialized in radiology and nuclear medicine and had worked until 1984. He was former “master” of an “Ehrengesellschaft zum Rebahus (Zunft)”, founder of the brewery “Fischerstube” and also playing trumpet. Though he is 85-years-old now (2005) he was still actively participating at the breweries business processes. His hobbies are beer, music and “Zunftwesen” in Basel/Switzerland. Continue reading Niklaus Nidecker→
MediGames is one of the biggest extra-medical events – THE MedOlympics
The world medical and health games are a gathering for healths professionals that allow them to compete in various sports in a congenial and fun atmosphere. Whatever your level or age, come and share with your colleagues your passion for sport !Continue reading MediGames→
Björn Migge has studied medicine and social and behavioural sciences, worked as university teacher at the University Hospital in Zurich/Switzerland.
He works as coach normally in the area Ostwestfalen/Lippe in Germany. He has written one of the most successful distant learning courses in Germany!
Melanie Aalburg is SailingDoc, ViolinDoc CharityDoc and MarathonDoc
Date of birth: 07.04.1974
Place of birth: Berlin (Germany)
Place of living: Berlin
Between school and university I worked for several months as a volunteer for the Missionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa) in the slums of Calcutta (India) . The strong impressions encouraged me to study Medicine… Continue reading Melanie Aalburg→
EXTRA-medical activities of health care professionals