The International Hyperbaric Medicine and Research Association (IHMERA) is a professional, scientific, and non-profit organization dedicated to developing Hyperbaric Medicine through research.


Build an interactive, global and dynamic community of healthcare professionals who incorporate Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy into their practice and assume a leadership role in Hyperbaric Medicine.


Promote communication, research, and advances in technology, for the development of Hyperbaric Medicine.

Core Values

We promote the application of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in different pathologies that present hypoxia.

All our activities are framed by solid ethical principles.

We foster an environment of learning and respect.

We promote interdisciplinary studies and a global perspective on healthcare.


Organize and provide training on Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment applied to different medical specialties.

Advise on the design, monitoring and quality control in clinical and experimental research on HBOT.

Collaborate with researchers, societies, professional organizations, and research networks to develop Hyperbaric Medicine.

Promote the development of own consensus for indications of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment and study the adaptability to the health situation of the countries that make up the association.

Compile, update and disseminate documentation pertinent to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, to inform medical professionals, health entities, patients and general public.

Incorporate Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment as a tool within multidisciplinary Public Health teams (nursing, biochemistry, kinesiology).