Who we are?

The International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), founded in 1951, is one of the worlds oldest and largest student-run organizations. It represents, connects and engages every day with a inspiring and engaging network of 1.3 million medical students from 130 national members organizations in 122 countries around the globe.

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What We Do?

IFMSA brings people together to exchange, discuss and initiate projects to create a healthier world. It gives its members the skills and resources to be health leaders. It advocates for pressing issues that matter to shape the world we want. And it does deliver: our projects, our campaigns and our activities positively impact the physicians-to be and the communities they serve.

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Founded in May 1951


130 NMOs in 5 Regions


1.3 million students

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Universal Health Coverage

Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Margaret Chan, the WHO Director-General said: I regard Universal Health Coverage as the single most powerful concept that public health has to offer. It is inclusive. It unifies services and delivers them in a comprehensive and integrated way, based on primary health care. On December 12th
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MM2017: Call for Rex Crossley Awards

MM2017: Call for Rex Crossley Awards

Are you working on an Activity which you are passionate about? Do you truly believe that your Activity is making a change? Could other NMOs follow your lead? Then you should read the Call for the Rex Crossley Awards Applications below! About the Rex Crossley Award The Rex Crossley Awards (RCA) is
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