Sectoral activities 2010–11 Revision of the guidelines on the medical fitness examinations of seafarers, and revision of the Addendum to the International Medical Guide for Ships concerning ships’ medicine chests

The purpose of this paper is to seek Governing Body approval of the dates and composition of the joint ILO–IMO meeting on medical fitness examinations for seafarers and endorse the actions proposed by the Office concerning the proposed addendum, concerning the contents of ships’ medicine chests, to the ILO–IMO–WHO International Medical Guide for Ships.