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Call for Applications for the IFMSA Delegation to WHO EB Meeting

Call for Applications for the IFMSA Delegation to WHO EB Meeting

It is our pleasure to announce the opening of the Call for Applications to one of the major events of the World Health Organization (WHO) for this year: the WHO Executive Board Meeting. The 140th WHO Executive Board Meeting will be held from January 23 to February 1, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by delegations […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week Coming to an End

Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week Coming to an End

The AMR Awareness Week is about to end, but the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance has just began. As an emerging issue throughout the world, AMR needs to be tackled systematically and consistently, therefore we encourage you to continue taking Action and create impact every day! Here are the preliminary outcomes of the IFMSA AMR Awareness […]

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IFMSA @ COP22: Days 7, 8, and 9

IFMSA @ COP22: Days 7, 8, and 9

The first week of the COP22 is already over, and a new IFMSA delegation is ready to kick start the last week of international climate change negotiations! Like the previous week, there are six of us representing our Federation: Rebecka (IFMSA-Sweden), Marie (IFMSA Vice-president for External Affairs), Aruna (MSAI-India), Line (IMCC-Denmark, Program Coordinator on Environment […]

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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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