Statement

Statement

IFMSA’s COVID-19 Response l Executive Board Statement To the global IFMSA Family, We hope this message finds you all well, in good health and safely staying home. At the center of the work of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) lies the capacity building of our members but also our ability to voice […]

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Escolhares

Escolhares

What is Escolhares? Escolhares’ goal is to provide eye care to children that don’t have access to ophthalmology services. We bring trained medical students, ophthalmologists and mobile clinics to elementary public schools of Rio. We offer free vision screenings and eye exams to all the students, inside the schools. All prescribed eyeglasses are given to […]

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ETEGE APP

ETEGE APP

Etege app is a guide to self-breast examination using an amharic (Ethiopian working language) speaking animation character called Etege which means “queen”. It was made to create a comprehensive material in our local language that people can understand and be informed about breast cancer and to make use of the smartphones we use every day […]

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LeMSIC – WAAW 2019

LeMSIC – WAAW 2019

Imagine a place where people have access to a magic pill, and are told that if used, it will cure them of whatever disease they may have: the flu, an infection, an STI… Sounds great, right? However, what if I told you this pill had its down-sides? That if taken by a lot of people, […]

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INTRA UNIVERSITY STI RALLY !

INTRA UNIVERSITY STI RALLY !

Knowledge about STIs other than HIV/AIDS is low in Nigeria and especially within the most vulnerable population which are undergraduate and Gonorrhea is the most prevalent STI in Nigeria. Therefore, We SCORAngels of the Nigerian Medical Students came up with this activity to give back to the community that has given a lot to us. […]

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Experiencing the EMR Meeting!

Experiencing the EMR Meeting!

EMR Meeting 2020 Post-Event Blog Post ! For four consecutive days, in the land of the ancient Jordan, from the lowest point on earth and with the highest expectations, medical students from all over the Eastern Mediaterian Region gathered for the anticipated 16th EMR Meeting where friends will unite once again, knowledge will be shared […]

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Vital Signs: Our Planet Our Health

Vital Signs: Our Planet Our Health

Climate change has been stated as the biggest threat to global public health in the 21st century (1). With temperatures rising closer to the ‘no return point’, taking action to mitigate this global emergency is a matter of now or never. If such is the case, then why is this not identified as a global […]

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Safe Water, Safe Future l Jal Hai toh Kal hai

Safe Water, Safe Future l Jal Hai toh Kal hai

JAL HAI TOH KAL HAI“There is Nectar in water, there is medicine in water.”-Rigveda 1.23.19 We’ve learnt in school that we cannot lead our day to day life without water. But the widespread problem of water pollution is jeopardizing our health; globally, nearly two billion people lack access to safe water. Over half a million […]

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AMRophobia

AMRophobia

Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance In Morocco and many LMIC countries, AMR is one of the biggest health problems today, one of its main causes in the bad use of antibiotics by the general population as well as by healthcare professionals. This is why we have decided to take the lead and act about it and work […]

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