COP23 2nd Update – A Health of A Weekend

COP23 2nd Update – A Health of A Weekend

Update Our days here at the COP23 pass by so fast. We meet around 8 am and leave for dinner around 8 pm. There are so many tasks that have to be done everyday. During the past days we have attended more very interesting side-events. One of such was the ”The Lancet Countdown” side-event held […]

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Call for Youth PreWHA Participants and WHA Delegates 2018

Call for Youth PreWHA Participants and WHA Delegates 2018

Dear IFMSA family, We would like to announce the opening of the call for applications for one of the main global health events of the year, the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) and Youth PreWHA Workshop. The 71st WHA will be held from 21st to 26th May 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by delegations from […]

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COP23 1st Update – IFMSA at COP23

COP23 1st Update – IFMSA at COP23

Meet the 1st week’s IFMSA delegation at COP23 Once again, the IFMSA is sending a delegation to the annual Conference of Parties, the COP23. For the first week Sanne de Wit, IFMSA Liaison Officer for Public Health Issues, Tarek Ezzine (Associa-med Tunisia), Christian Abou Nader (LeMSIC Lebanon), Kristiana Nikolova (IMCC Denmark) and Sylvia Hartmann (bvmd […]

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IFMSA on the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen

IFMSA on the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen

Last week has witnessed a rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the war-torn Yemen, due to the recent blockade of the country’s borders. Since 2015, the Yemeni Civil War has left behind severe economic, social, environmental, and medical repercussions. Despite global attempts to save lives, alleviate suffering and decrease the burden of this crisis, […]

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IFMSA present in WHO Global Conference on NCDs

IFMSA present in WHO Global Conference on NCDs

IFMSA was present at the WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases, which was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from the 18th-20th of October 2017. Our Liaison Officer for Public Health Issues, Sanne de Wit, represented IFMSA in the meetings. The overall goal of the conference was: “To highlight the critical links between reducing premature deaths from […]

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2017 World Health Summit

2017 World Health Summit

IFMSA was present at the World Health Summit, which was held in Berlin, Germany from the 15th until the 17th of October 2017. IFMSA was represented in the summit by the Vice-President for External Affairs – Ms. Batool Alwahdani, the Liaison Officer to Student Organisations – Mr. Jonne Juntura, and the Regional Director for Eastern […]

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IFMSA in the 16th European AIDS Conference

IFMSA in the 16th European AIDS Conference

Medical Students as part of the collective force working in the HIV field. It is easy to feel quite optimistic after attending an event like the European AIDS Conference and proud, proud to be part of the collective force working in the HIV field. The European AIDS Conference is organised by the European AIDS Clinical […]

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Official Communicate

Official Communicate

It is with great sorrow that the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations received last week the sad news of the death of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Director Dr. Mahmoud M. Fikri. It was recently, during the EMRO Regional Committee Meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, that the IFMSA encountered Dr. Mahmoud and was able to […]

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Call for WFME Internship

Call for WFME Internship

Dear members, We are pleased to invite you to become an intern at the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), as part of the WFME-IFMSA internship program. Where? Interns will work at the headquarters of the World Federation for Medical Education, in Ferney-Voltaire, France (20 minutes from Geneva, Switzerland). When? Participants can currently apply for: […]

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IFMSA @ World Medical Association General Assembly 2017

IFMSA @ World Medical Association General Assembly 2017

IFMSA was present at the World Medical Association General Assembly 2017 and the preceding Junior Doctors Network Meeting, which were held in Chicago, USA from the 9th until the 14th of October 2017. Our Vice President for External Affairs, Batool Alwahdani, represented IFMSA in these two meetings. The World Medical Association (WMA) is an international […]

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