IFMSA @ 72nd UNGA: Part II

IFMSA @ 72nd UNGA: Part II

Change for Adolescents: The role of youth and the importance to invest in early years. One of the goals that the IFMSA delegation present in this year’s UNGA set out to accomplish was to increase and enhance the visibility of IFMSA as a relevant stakeholder in the Adolescent Health Agenda as well as to push […]

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Press Release: International Day of Peace

Press Release: International Day of Peace

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2017 Press Contact: Firas R. Yassine Joint statement by the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) Students, the International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA), the International Association of Dental Students (IADS), and the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF). Peace and health are […]

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IFMSA @ 72nd UNGA: Part I

IFMSA @ 72nd UNGA: Part I

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is a high-level meeting and decision-making platform that addresses, more or less, all topics related to development and international politics. It is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation. It is the main deliberative, […]

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How AMBOSS contributes to the improvement of medical education

How AMBOSS contributes to the improvement of medical education

At the last General Assembly in Tanzania, IFMSA started a new collaboration with the medical learning program “AMBOSS”. Doctors of the AMBOSS team held some workshops with fellow students of different delegations and had time to discuss medical curricula. For those of you who could not attend the GA or did not hear about the […]

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Pre-World Health Assembly Workshop 2018: Call for Organising Committee

Pre-World Health Assembly Workshop 2018: Call for Organising Committee

The call for members of the 6th Youth Pre-World Health Assembly Workshop (Pre-WHA) Organising Committee is now open. What is the Youth Pre-WHA? The Youth Pre-World Health Assembly Workshop is a yearly 4-day international activity organised by IFMSA, taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. This year’s edition will take place from the 17th until the 20th of […]

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Update about the vacant positions on the Executive Board 2017-18

Update about the vacant positions on the Executive Board 2017-18

Up until earlier this month, the Executive Board for the term 2017-18 had two vacant positions, namely the position of Vice-President for Capacity Building (VPCB) and the position of Vice-President for Public Relations and Communication (VPPRC). You will find below an update regarding these two positions. Vice-President for Capacity Building 2017-18: Following the resignation of […]

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European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 13th of September, 2017 Paris, France – The European Commission, policymakers, and organisations from 28 countries meet at the French Ministry of Health in Paris to launch the European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and HealthCare-Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI), coordinated by France (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Inserm, with the […]

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Call for IFMSA Delegation to UNFCCC COP23

Call for IFMSA Delegation to UNFCCC COP23

The call for the IFMSA delegation to the UNFCCC COP 23 Climate Change conference, which will happen from the 6th until the 17th of November, in Bonn, Germany, is now open! The delegation will be composed of at least five (5) persons (exact number could be altered if more spots open up), participating in at least 1 week […]

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