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 124 national members organizations in 116 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


124 NMOs in 5 Regions


1.3 million students

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IFMSA is Present at the 138th WHO EB Meeting

IFMSA is Present at the 138th WHO EB Meeting

The Ebola virus was spreading for four months before it was detected as Ebola. This fact highlights the weakness of health systems and the lack of preparedness the world was in at that stage. Today, the Zika virus and other microbial agents are the fears of tomorrow. Due to the high degree of
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Second Call for Articles for the MSI33

Second Call for Articles for the MSI33

Dear IFMSA Family from all over the globe, The second call for article submissions to the Medical Student International (MSI) #33 is now open! MSI is our biannual magazine focuses on global health perspectives brought by medical students worldwide. It is published both in print and online. Previous
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