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Exchanges Week 2023: Unlocking the Exchange Enchantment!
Anika Tabassum Totini
Bangladesh Medical College | BMSS-Bangladesh
With the final curtain call and the memories still fresh in our minds, we invite you to journey with us through the vibrant pages of this magazine as we unveil the captivating story of “Exchanges Week 2023” by Bangladesh Medical Students’ Society (BMSS-Bangladesh).
As the name suggests, it was a whole week all about Exchanges. The “Exchangeopedia” put our knowledge and attentiveness to the ultimate test. This exhilarating challenge was centred around the comprehensive sessions, where we delved deep into the intricacies of exchanges. There was no room for slumber during these informative sessions, as exciting prizes awaited the quick-witted and attentive participants. “Merch and Ventory”, the enchanting opportunity to witness our own designs on Exchange Merchandise was nothing short of extraordinary. It was a chance to unleash our imaginations without any bounds. We were encouraged to push the limits of creativity, to let our ideas soar and bring them to life (…)
University of Ibadan | NiMSA-Nigeria
Hosting a professional exchange can be an exhilarating experience filled with valuable lessons. I had the opportunity to host a student from EMSA-Ethiopia in August 2022. As a member of my National Team and inadvertently my local committee, I got to experience and participate in the planning and execution of a successful professional exchange. From transportation to accommodation, feeding, securing a tutor and organising social activities, the feeling was entirely surreal. Throughout this journey, I learned several important lessons that I would like to share.
One crucial aspect of hosting an exchange program is to start planning early. Just like Batman needs adequate preparation to become invincible, beginning the preparation process well in advance helps reveal and straighten out kinks in any plan. It also minimises the stress associated with hosting an exchange student. By allowing sufficient time for preparation, you can ensure a smoother experience for both you and the exchange student (…)
Preparing Professionals of The Global New Era: Medicine in Social Media on Bioethics Point of View
Mutia Ammara Widodo & Nadira Adriana Devi
Universitas Padjadjaran | CIMSA-Indonesia
“Moral conduct in the clinical practice demonstrated through attitudes and behaviors is a transcendental element in medical education.”
Information transfer and communication have advanced to unlimited ways in this era of transformation. “Social media” has been evolving into a tool to communicate with a huge number of audiences with an estimated 4.8 billion equating to 59.9% global population that are active social media users per April 2023. This phenomenon facilitates healthcare professionals t h r o u g h many social media types with its features, providing platforms to share information and build networking to peoples and other healthcare professionals across the globe2. There are types of information in different forms delivered to the community as a potentially effective mass health education. Photos, Infographics, Videos, Animation or even case studies healthcare professionals once solve in real life, there really are no limitations of information being shared worldwide and sometimes not everyone is happy with it. So with this phenomenon also comes a question: Is mass health education a blessing or another hindrance? (…)