Medical Corps International Forum (MCIF) is part of the Beta Group. Beta with its publications WEHRMEDIZIN UND WEHRPHARMAZIE, CRISIS PREVENTION and WEHRMEDIZINISCHE MONATSSCHRIFT, which is published by the Beta Group on behalf of the German Ministry of Defence, and its team have wide experience in the field of military medicine. The first issue of MCIF appeared in 1986 and the Beta Group can now look back on many years of international contacts. Other journals, such as Arab Medico and Arab Dental originated with the Beta Group, demonstrate the extensive expertise of the Beta Group in the field of international medicine. But Beta also produces books and other publications. Also part of the Beta Group is the seminar company bsbb that has already organised many symposiums and events relating to military medicine. They also arrange travels for delegations throughout the world.