The Southeast European Medical Forum (SEEMF) was founded in 2005 by medical organizations of Albania, Bulgaria, Hellas, and Macedonia as a society of organizations of physicians from Southeast European countries – neighboring countries with similar healthcare system issues.
The meeting adopted Statutes. Decision was taken to invite other organizations from the region to join. The name of the organization was agreed upon.
SEEMF was later joined by medical associations of Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Czech Republic.