Call for IFMSA Delegation to 144th WHO EB Meeting

Call for IFMSA Delegation to 144th WHO EB Meeting

We are hereby opening the call for IFMSA delegation to the 144th Executive Board Meeting of the World Health Organization, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland between the 24th January and the 1st February.    What is the 144th Executive Board Meeting of the World Health Organization? The Executive Board of the WHO is […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Joint Campaign by IFMSA and FAMSA

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Joint Campaign by IFMSA and FAMSA

Aiming to increase our impact, the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations joined forces with the Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) this year. This annual campaign intends to educate people about the importance of awareness, early screening, test and treatment of breast cancer. This campaign started on […]

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Press Release: Intersex Awareness Day

Press Release: Intersex Awareness Day

October 26th.  Intersex Awareness Day is a day to highlight the human rights issues faced by intersex people, to raise awareness of the unwanted cosmetic medical procedures intersex infants and children are often forced to go through, and to end the shame and secrecy surrounding being intersex. This date marks the anniversary of the Intersex […]

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WHO EMRO RC65 – A New Vision for the Region

WHO EMRO RC65 – A New Vision for the Region

The Regional Committee (RC) for the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) is the annual meeting of Member State representatives of one of the WHO’s six regional offices. These committees address specific regional public health needs and are responsible for setting policies and approving budgets and programs of work for their corresponding regions. […]

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‘One Minute – One Health’ Video Competition

‘One Minute – One Health’ Video Competition

Yielding 10 millions deaths by 2050, Antimicrobial Resistance is considered by the WHO as an increasingly serious hazard to health that requires action across all government sectors and society. Such a threat can only be tackled by a holistic and multi-sectoral approach, that involves humans, animals and the environment, referred to as One Health. Between […]

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UNGA 2018 & UN Strategy on Youth “Youth 2030”

UNGA 2018 & UN Strategy on Youth “Youth 2030”

IFMSA was present in the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which was held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 18th of September until the 5th of October 2018. The UNGA this year has very important high level meetings some of which are: Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, The […]

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IFISO Autumn Meeting 2018

IFISO Autumn Meeting 2018

International student organizations joining forces Every six months, multiple student organizations with diverse professional backgrounds meet in the Informal Forum of International Student Organizations (IFISO) to identify common priorities, exchange expertise, build capacity, discuss partnerships, and build bridges of collaboration. This year’s IFISO network consisted of 11 multi-disciplinary student organizations, covering areas such as engineering, […]

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World Health Summit 2018 – 10 years of global health discussions

World Health Summit 2018 – 10 years of global health discussions

IFMSA was present at the World Health Summit 2018, which was held in Berlin, Germany, from the 14th until the 16th of October 2018. IFMSA was represented in the summit by the Vice-President for External Affairs, Marián Sedlák, and three general delegates; Ambra Chessa (SISM Italy), Jorge Cardoso (ANEM Portugal), and Caitlin Pley (SFGH UK). […]

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[CALL] Pre-Africa Regional Meeting

[CALL] Pre-Africa Regional Meeting

                                                      Dear African Region members, The time for the largest gathering of the year has come, the time to meet medical students from all around Africa, engage in active […]

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Team of Officials Meeting 1 for the term 2018-19

Team of Officials Meeting 1 for the term 2018-19

IFMSA carried out its first Team of Officials Meeting (TOM1) for the term 2018-19 in Budapest, Hungary which was hosted by our National Member Organization HuMSIRC Hungary. The meeting was  held from 28th of September until the 4th of October 2018. The Team of Officials Meeting (TOM) is an event where all IFMSA Officials meet […]

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