Press Release: Human Rights Under Threat in Hong Kong

Press Release: Human Rights Under Threat in Hong Kong

Recently, Hong Kong has seen numerous mass protests of hundreds of thousands in opposition to the extradition bill.Largely peaceful protestors were met with the dangerous firing of rubber bullets, inappropriate use of pepper spray, and beatings of protestors who did not resist [1]. The use of force disproportionate to the seriousness of the offence cause […]

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IFMSA at the World Health Assembly

IFMSA at the World Health Assembly

Youth towards a healthier future. A delegation advocating for #health4all, in the name of 1.3 million medical students worldwide… IFMSA’s advocacy work started weeks before the World Health Assembly. Since we’ve selected Universal Health Coverage and Meaningful Youth Participation as the main advocacy areas for this year, we focused on amplifying IFMSA’s opinions and asks […]

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Press Release: Attacks on Humanity in Sudan

Press Release: Attacks on Humanity in Sudan

The situation in Sudan has worsened over the last few days severely, rendering the safety of civilians and healthcare professionals at risk. Over and above, the basic sanctions of human rights have seen countless violations. The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations cannot stand by silent at the atrocities witnessed and stands in alliance with […]

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WFME Conference 2019 – Reflections & Highlights

WFME Conference 2019 – Reflections & Highlights

Between April 7th and April 10th, the WFME Conference 2019 took place in Seoul, Korea. This conference marked the remarkable return of WFME in the arena of scientific events after a 16-year hiatus and brought together experts in medical education and accreditation/quality from all over the world. The Conference theme was Quality Assurance in Medical […]

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Memo Program Grant AM19

Memo Program Grant AM19

It is our pleasure to open the call for applications for the Guillermo “Memo” Martinez Bustamante Program Grant. Background Hailing from Mexico, Guillermo “Memo” Martinez Bustamante served as IFMSA Secretary General from 2003-2004. A compassionate physician, dedicated father and husband, and well-loved friend and colleague, Guillermo served as staff urologist at the Izola Hospital in […]

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IFMSA’s Youth Pre World Health Assembly 2019

IFMSA’s Youth Pre World Health Assembly 2019

A journey towards meaningful youth involvement and universal health coverage [IFMSA’s PreWHA aims to train the next generation of young leaders in health diplomacy and advocacy] The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the biggest global health event taking place each year at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva. Some may describe it as the global […]

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Intersectional IFMSA

Intersectional IFMSA

Our societies are filled with social inequalities. These inequalities are the result of our societies being structured in a way to discriminate people with demographic basis so that the power is distributed with the control of the dominant group. Our world today has come a long way to identify these inequalities and define universal human […]

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IFISO Spring Meeting 2019

IFISO Spring Meeting 2019

A fresh start for the biggest network of interprofessional students Between the 9th and 12th of April 2019, representatives from 9 student organizations from a wide variety of backgrounds, such as engineering, pharmaceutical studies, veterinary medicine, physics, psychology, geography and medicine, gathered at the Spring Meeting of the Informal Forum of International Student Organizations (IFISO), […]

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[CALL] WFME internship program

[CALL] WFME internship program

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 […]

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