The 19th Eastern Mediterranean Regional Meeting is a virtual event that will bring together medical students from across the region to learn, share and network. The event will take place from 5th to 11th of April 2023 and will feature sessions on various topics related to IFMSA’s vision and mission.
Welcome Message from the Regional Director
Salam EMR Family,
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 19th Eastern Mediterranean Regional Meeting.
As I am writing this letter, memories of the past 7 months fill my mind, a time spent as your regional director, working together with 13 incredible regional team members on creating a regional meeting that meets your expectations and fulfills your needs, Hours spent in developing spaces and forums to build your skills and knowledge to lead on positive changes within your communities and beyond.
Our meeting is designed based on your needed and expectations, we have 7 sessions covering each of IFMSA Division, together with multiple other sessions that are built to showcase the amazing work our members are doing on the ground, to enrich you about our regional prirotity and involve you within our regional decesion making spaces.
I invite you to take advantage of the proposed modality to engage to the fullest, and immerse yourself in this life changing experience that will surely leave you as a better person, Someone with more knowledge, skills and confidence to take on any leadership roles you seek, Someone who can influence change, advocate for a fairer, healthier and more sustainable world.
Brace yourself , The time has come for us to reunite during the holy month of ramadan, celebrate the diversity of our region, learn, have fun and sing together one more time, from east to west EMR is the Best!
See you soon!
With love from the land of the Pharaohs, Arwa Hany
Your Regional Director for the term 22/23
On 7th of April 2023 World Health Day, the World Health Organization will observe its 75th birthday WHO’s 75th anniversary year is an opportunity to motivate action to tackle the health challenges of today and tomorrow. And one of the major health challenges of today is climate change. Therefore this theme event entitled “Our Planet, Our Health; A Greener and Healthier EMR” will invite speakers from different organizations and background and will aim to:
Increase participants’ knowledge on the interdisciplinary Concept of planetary health and the intersection between Health & the Environment.
Outline the unique situation of the EMR Region and the existing environmental risks, with particular consideration to vulnerable populations and Internally displaced persons.
Address the role of medical students & health care professionals and the importance of their meaningful involvement and engagement.
You can access the Zoom links here!
To access the Zoom links, please ensure that you view the document using the email address you used to register as a participant.