The European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) was conceived at a meeting, assisted by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organisation (WHO ), in Copenhagen in September 1976. The representatives of national Health/Medical Informatics societies from ten European countries signed a declaration of intent stating:"The Federation shall be constituted as a nonprofit organisation concerned with the theory and practice of Information Science and Technology within Health and Health Science in a European context. We declare that the ten delegates here today from the ten national societies shall constitute the preliminary Council of the Federation which thus hereby exists." Copenhagen, 11 September 1976.StructureThe constitutional bodies of EFMI areThe EFMI Council, a General Assembly of all members, officers and working group chair persons.The Board of officers, treasurer, vice presidents and presidentWorking Groups organised by a chairperson (see also the EFMI Working Groups Menu section)