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IFMSA @ the Global Conference on One Health

IFMSA @ the Global Conference on One Health

IFMSA attended The 2nd Global Conference on One Health which was held on November 10-11, 2016. Among the attendees were, most notably, past World Medical Association (WMA) President Dr. Xavier Deau, WMA President-elect Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura and World Veterinary Association (WVA) President Dr. Ren Carlson. Almost 600 doctors and veterinarians from over 40 countries gathered […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance Week: November 15-21, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Week: November 15-21, 2016

The IFMSA Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (November 15-21, 2016) is upon us and it is time to impact our communities and reduce the incidence of Antimicrobial Resistance globally! This year we are working to educate medical students, to campaign among physicians and the general population, to advocate for national regulations, to research behaviors and attitudes! […]

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IFMSA @ COP22: Days 4, 5, and 6

IFMSA @ COP22: Days 4, 5, and 6

It is already the end of the first week of COP22. The days full of side events, negotiations and meetings went by so fast. The IFMSA continues to raise awareness about the health aspects of climate change as much as possible. Everyday at 6:45, we get out of bed to prepare for yet another exciting […]

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IFMSA @ COP22 – Days 1, 2, and 3

IFMSA @ COP22 – Days 1, 2, and 3

COP22, following on from the historic COP21 which finalised the Paris Agreement, is being held this year in Marrakesh. The IFMSA has a delegation and those here for the first week includes Amine (Morocco), Amr (Egypt), Mia (UK), Omar (Morocco), Sanne (Netherlands) and Skander (Tunisia) ? the spectacular six!? These intrepid explorers are traversing the […]

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Joining Forces Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Joining Forces Against Antimicrobial Resistance

How much do you know about Antimicrobial Resistance? How big is this issue? and What are the needs to end it? ?How can you take an active role in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance? We are very excited to announce to you that the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA), the International Pharmaceutical Students […]

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Internship Opportunities @ WHO Regional Office for Africa

Internship Opportunities @ WHO Regional Office for Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. WHO, as the leader in global public health issues, is […]

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IFMSA @ WONCA World Conference 2016

IFMSA @ WONCA World Conference 2016

IFMSA was present at the bi-annual World Conference of Family Doctors (WONCA World Conference) from 2nd to 6th of November 2016 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Skander Essafi, the Liaison Officer for Public Health issues and Carlos Acosta, the Director on Sexual & Reproductive Health incl. HIV/AIDS, were both present throughout the conference that followed […]

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Official statement on the occasion of One Health Day

Official statement on the occasion of One Health Day

In recent years, the One Health movement has gathered significant momentum worldwide, and for good reason. One Health is a global strategy, integrating the effort of multiple disciplines to attain optimal health for people, animals and the environment. These three entities make up the One Health triad, with the health of each intricately connected to […]

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