Alone but accompanied – IFMSA-Morocco

Name of the activity: Alone but accompanied

Country/NMO: IFMSA-Morocco

Program: Ethics and Human Rights in Health

Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator

Type of the activity: First Activity

Category: Third-Party Activity

Focus area: Rights of vulnerable target groups, including migrants and refugees, persons with disabilities, people that face racial and any other discrimination

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 4 (Quality Education), SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities)

Problem statement:

Autistic children are among the minorities in Morocco. They are often neglected by society and looked down at by their peers. And that is due to the lack of understanding of this disorder by the majority of Moroccan people. As medical students and health advocates we sought through that it is our duty to stand up for them and advocate for a better care of autistic children.

Target groups:

  • Children


  • General population
  • Medical students
  • Children


Goal: Raise awareness about autism & provide a better care for 

autistic children


Sensitise the SCORP members specifically and medical students in general about Autism.

Sensitise and help mothers and caregivers of autistic children understand this disorder and how to best deal with it.

Provide material aid to an association that takes in charge autistic children.

Indicators of Success:

The number of members implicated.

The number of attendees to the conference.

The number of children benificiating from the aids.


1/ Fundraising 

2/ Fair for the autistic children from all around the city 

3/ Conference at the faculty of medicine & pharmacy of Oujda 

4/ Renovation of 6 classrooms where autistic children are educated 

Plans for evaluation:

Quantifying the number of beneficiaries

External collaborations:

The dean of Medicine of our faculty

The professors association of our faculty

Toyor al Jannah association

Hotel Ibis

Sports club of the faculty

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