IFMSA @COP25: The First Week Recap

IFMSA @COP25: The First Week Recap

The first week of The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 (COP25) has flown by and what a whirlwind it was. On Monday the 2nd of December, a team of passionate medical students and environmental activists from all around the world descended on Madrid. Meghan, our wholesome Canadian who has been involved with grassroots sustainability work […]

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MSI41 – Call for Submissions

MSI41 – Call for Submissions

The call for our Medical Student International (MSI) 41 is now open for submissions!  The Medical Student International (MSI) is a biannual magazine that focuses on global health perspectives brought by medical students worldwide. It is published at each General Assembly (March Meeting and August Meeting). The thematic section of each MSI aligns with one […]

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Call for Youth PreWHA 2020 Participants and WHA Delegates

Call for Youth PreWHA 2020 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 73rd WHA will be held from 17th to 21st May […]

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Call for preGA Participants and Facilitators – MM2020

Call for preGA Participants and Facilitators – MM2020

Dear IFMSA members and CB Passionate,  The March Meeting 2020 is approaching fast. We are opening the call for participants and facilitators for the preGeneral Assembly (preGA) Workshops. The preGA will be held from the 26th of Feb to the 1st of March in Rwanda. We are offering you 12 workshops:     AMET – […]

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Leaving no one behind!

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Leaving no one behind!

On 11 June 2019, the United Nations launched its Disability Inclusion Strategy in line with the commitment to make the United Nations an inclusive organization for all. The Strategy provides the foundation for sustainable and transformative progress on the inclusion of persons with disability through all pillars of the work of the United Nations [1]. […]

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RC66 IFMSA Delegation

RC66 IFMSA Delegation

The regional Committee (RC) is the annual assembly in each of the 6 regions of WHO, where member states and non-state actors meet to discuss the regions’ health issues and also determine future plans and strategies. This year, the regional committee for the eastern Mediterranean region (EMR) took place in Tehran, Iran from 14th to […]

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Press Release: Escalating Iraqi protests

Press Release: Escalating Iraqi protests

Ongoing nationwide protests in many cities and governorates of Iraq have claimed the lives of hundreds of protesters and kept thousands injured so far. [1] The protests started at the beginning of October when Iraqi youth and civilians flooded the streets demanding improved fundamental services, job opportunities in response to the high unemployment rate, an […]

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Press release: The right to health must be defended in Hong Kong

Press release: The right to health must be defended in Hong Kong

Advocating for the protection of human rights is fundamentally based on the idea that humans — individuals — are the basis of society. Once we sacrifice the well-being of individuals for the sake of political ideologies, any claim that such actions were carried out in the name of human rights automatically becomes void.  Clashes between […]

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AMEE Student Initiative Grants Round 2019-2020

AMEE Student Initiative Grants Round 2019-2020

Dear medical students worldwide, It is our pleasure, together with the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE),   International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) and European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA), to share with you the call for applications for the AMEE biannual Student Initiatives Grant of up to 2000 GBP. About AMEE The […]

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls: Generation Equality stands Against Rape

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls: Generation Equality stands Against Rape

On the 25th of November which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls (IDEVAW) IFMSA stands once more next to several other institutions, organisations, social and civil movements to campaign against gender-based violence. Since 1981, this day was agreed upon to honour Mirabal sisters, three political activists from the […]

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