UNFCCC COP24 at Katowice

UNFCCC COP24 at Katowice

  The Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took place in Katowice, Poland from the 1st to the 14th of December 2018. The International Federation of Medical Students Associations had a delegation to represent its members and their opinion regarding Environment, Climate Change & Health. The delegation had 4 […]

read more »
UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

The 13th World Conference of Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law, organized by the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Haifa, took place between 27-29 November in the city of Jerusalem.   IFMSA was one of the organizations that officially endorsed the conference and have been doing so since 2014, among some of our partners such as […]

read more »
Call for Youth PreWHA 2019 Participants and WHA Delegates

Call for Youth PreWHA 2019 Participants and WHA Delegates

What is the World Health Assembly? The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the annual gathering of the highest decision-making body of the World Health Organization. It is attended by delegations from almost 200 Member States as well as recognized international NGOs and other partners. The 72nd WHA will be held from 20 to 28 May […]

read more »
‘One Minute – One Health’ Video Competition: Meet the winning teams

‘One Minute – One Health’ Video Competition: Meet the winning teams

Last month, between 12th and 18th of November, for the WHO World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), the World Health Students´ Alliance (WHSA), namely the International Veterinary Students´ Association (IVSA), International Pharmaceutical Students´ Federation (IPSF), International Association of Dental Students (IADS) and International Federation of Medical Students´ Associations (IFMSA) have organized the ‘One Minute – One […]

read more »
European NORP Weekend

European NORP Weekend

“No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark. You only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well.”    These words by Warsan Shire echoed throughout the room as we opened the European NORP (National Officer on Human Rights and Peace) weekend in Amsterdam.   It […]

read more »
International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD) 2018

International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD) 2018

A dimension of difference   At a population of over 1 billion, people who live with disabilities are the world’s largest minority. This population of people are particularly vulnerable to many human rights violations, as they are denied chances to work, go to school and participate fully in society, hindering their prosperity and affecting their […]

read more »
IFMSA at UN Forum on Human Rights, Democracy & the Rule of Law

IFMSA at UN Forum on Human Rights, Democracy & the Rule of Law

The Law Rules Society, & That is Good News!   “Democracy is the only viable route for people to come to freedom”, said Martin Chungong, Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in his opening remarks of the 2nd UN Forum for Human Rights, Democracy & the Rule of Law (HR, D & the RoL). Some […]

read more »
AMEE 2019 STF Coordinator Call

AMEE 2019 STF Coordinator Call

It is with great pleasure that we share with all of you the call for AMEE Student Task Force Coordinators 2019.   What is AMEE? AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.Every year, AMEE organizes the largest medical education conference in the world: […]

read more »
Universal Children’s day 2018

Universal Children’s day 2018

Back to the Roots For any building to stand tall, its foundation must be well constructed, equal in quality and measures. The same applies for communities as well. In order to build a strong, resilient and harmonious community, children should be the starting point. 29 years ago today, the Convention on the Rights of Children […]

read more »