Medical Education is #NotATarget!

Medical Education is #NotATarget!

The attacks on healthcare are a shocking reality of ongoing violent conflicts. Healthcare workers are being attacked, kidnapped, and killed. Healthcare facilities are damaged, looted, and bombed. The right to health is not upheld – populations suffering from the consequences of armed conflicts are not able to access the much needed services. In recent years, […]

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Press release of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) and IPPNW Students on the joint advocacy letter template to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons)

We live in one of the most fragile eras since the end of the Cold War. With rising political tension and sharp nuclear rhetorics, the world faces several challenges in its approach to the world’s nuclear arsenal. While making up the largest percentage of the world’s population, being born after the Second World War and […]

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IFMSA at the OTTAWA/ICME 2018 Conference

IFMSA at the OTTAWA/ICME 2018 Conference

Between March 10th and March 14th, two separate medical education conferences were jointly organized for the first time in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The 18th OTTAWA Conference and the International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) gathered more than 1000 delegates from over 40 countries to discuss all things medical and health professions’ education. IFMSA […]

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European Sting Call for Articles: The Remote Doctor, Can It Even Work?

European Sting Call for Articles: The Remote Doctor, Can It Even Work?

Dear NMOs and Medical Students worldwide, The European Sting is a political newspaper that aims to bring unbiased and trustworthy information to their readers not only about European Affairs but about almost any political, economic and social topic. Furthermore, the Sting welcomes its readers to take part in this constructive and critical dialogue! As per the IFMSA’s partnership with the Sting, any medical student worldwide is able to […]

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WONCA VII Iberoamerican Summit and II Andean Congress in Cali Colombia

WONCA VII Iberoamerican Summit and II Andean Congress in Cali Colombia

From March 13th to 17th, IFMSA sent a delegation to the WONCA VII Iberoamerican Summit and II Andean Congress in Cali, Colombia. To advocate for the IFMSA priorities in fields related to the work of the family doctors in The Americas’ Region After several months of preparations and work, the members from the Americas the region made an excellent […]

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SCORE Awareness Campaign on the Importance of Research for Medical Students

SCORE Awareness Campaign on the Importance of Research for Medical Students

“Today’s seeds…..Tomorrow’s plants” Research is a cornerstone in the development of medical sciences and the promotion of healthcare delivery around the globe. It requires enormous collaborative efforts to meet the diversity and complexity of patients’ needs. Unfortunately, medical students do not always have the opportunity to participate in a research project while in medical school. […]

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Hurghada Youth Call to Action on Universal Health Coverage

Hurghada Youth Call to Action on Universal Health Coverage

Dear IFMSA members,    We would like to share with you the outcomes of the Theme Event: The Road Towards Universal Health Coverage, which was held during the 67th IFMSA March Meeting 2018 in Hurghada, Egypt.    IFMSA has received a video message from WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, encouraging and supporting IFMSA members to work towards achieving […]

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LGBTQ issues in Asia-Pacific

LGBTQ issues in Asia-Pacific

Although LGBTQ community have got is fair bit of share in human rights across the western countries, Asia still is very sceptical about them. Even today because of the  largely patriarchal and conservative society, the violence lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face is often from their own families, who beat them to make […]

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Ethics and Human Rights in Health

Ethics and Human Rights in Health

FARMACRITICXS In January 2018, Carolina Guadarrama Guerra and other Medical students from IFMSA-Spain organized the latest phase of their activity, Farmacriticxs under Ethical Research and Ethical financing. Farmacriticxs is a citizen lead platform, promoted and initiated by medical students of IFMSA-Spain, born from the need for critical thinking by physicians and the health systems in […]

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