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Medsin is a student network and registered charity tackling global and local health inequalities through education, advocacy and community action.

We have over 30 branches in universities across the UK, many nationally run activities and several national working groups alongside collaborating with numerous external partner organisations both nationally and internationally.

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  • Three of the best days of my medical student life! #mm2015turkey

    We’ll be bringing you lots of amazing blogs from your Medsin representatives at the March Meeting of the IFMSA in Antalya, Turkey! Immediately prior to the General Assembly (GA) there is a Pre-GA, which this year was held in the great city of ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • FIRST SGA ESSAY COMPETITION WINNER: HIBA KHAN

    This year we are launching two competitions for SGA, based around the theme of “human rights” or “ethical electives”: ·         a photo and caption competition ·         a short essay competition There will be a winner every 2 ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • Barcelona Global Health Summer School 2015

    The Barcelona Global Health Summer School 2015 is taking place from the 12th to the 19th July 2015 in Barcelona, Spain! This year’s theme is “Climate Change and Health: Understanding the challenge, exploring solutions.”   The ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Medsin Spring General Assembly branch Fancy dress competition:

    At this year SGA evening event, there will be a branch fancy dress competition. Each branch must have fancy dress for the evening entertainment, based around the letters S, G or A. The wining branch will receive a mystery prize! More details to come. If you ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • Medsin Spring General Assembly essay and / or photo competition:

    This year we are launching two competitions for SGA, based around the theme of “human rights” or “ethical electives”: ·         a photo and caption competition ·         a short essay competition There will be a winner every 2 ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • Internship at WHO HQ in Geneva

    Internship at WHO HQ Geneva in Social Determinants of Health Unit   Deadline: Friday, February 27th, 23:59 GMT   The Social Determinants of Health Unit of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • WHO Europe Internships!

    Internships at the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen are now open!!   Application deadline: February 15th 2015, 23:59 GMT   Duration of the internship: Minimum 3 months, maximum 6 months.   When do the ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Call For Trustees

       An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the board of this unique student-led global health charity.  About Medsin-UK Medsin-UK is a student-led charity which works to realise “a fair and just world in which equality in health is a reality for ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • First UK University Global Health Research League Table published today reveals that only a few top institutions commit a substantial proportion of their research budgets to global health issues

    First UK University Global Health Research League Table published today reveals that only a few top institutions commit a substantial proportion of their research budgets to global health issues Oxford University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical ...read more

    Posted by: Joseph McArthur

  • 2015 is a big year- but who will seize its opportunities?

    2015 is a big year. This cannot be overstated. There are a whole host of conference taking place across the world over the next 12 months and all of them holding huge significance in paving pathways and roadmaps to progress in a whole host of various ...read more

    Posted by: Nathan Cantley

  • What positions and roles are available for election at SGA?

    At our Spring General Assembly (SGA), our electorate votes on a number of applications for positions and roles to be forfilled to serve the Medsin network for the following year. The deadline for applying for of these positions is 23.59 on Saturday 14st ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • What is a motion?

    So, what document is top of the list when it comes to “rules we must follow.” This does have an impact as there are documents where it is appropriate to change certain things and others where it aint. Each of these documents will be expanded upon in ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • Generation Nutrition - Join Action Against Hunger

    Join Action Against Hunger's new campaign Generation Nutrition which urges world leaders to make ending child deaths from acute malnutrition a global priority.  The Sustainable Development Goals are on the horizon - we now have a ...read more

    Posted by: Gemma Bowsher

  • Put the WORLD back in World Diabetes Day - Blog post by Elizabeth Rowley

    I have been thinking a lot about World Diabetes Day, especially as it is now November, which is known by many of us in the diabetes community as diabetes awareness month. I love that there is a lot going on in terms of social media and general sharing ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • Health Workers Together Week 1-7 December 2014

    THET is launching Health Workers Together Week, starting on 1st December. It's an opportunity to stand together with health workers around the world and recognise the vital work they do. We want people to help support health workers in developing ...read more

    Posted by: Tim Bekir

  • Be the UK\'s student voice for Human Rights

    Are you interested in Human Rights? Do you ever wonder why, despite there being rules protecting them for over 100 years, human rights abuses are increasing every year? Why there are now over 50 million refugees worldwide, with half of these being ...read more

    Posted by: Jamie Scuffell

  • From the World Health Summit

      I honestly could not recommend enough, to members of Medsin UK and beyond, taking any opportunity to attend the World Health Summit in the future. Don't get me wrong, the summit definitely has it's flaws (a reliance on pharma funding ...read more

    Posted by: Elizabeth Thomas

  • Cafe Communique - Write for us!

    Cafe Communique (www.cafecommunique.org) is an online global health magazine which aims to bring together science, epidemiology, research and the humanities to a dynamic online platform. Our partners include Imperial College London School of Public Health, ...read more

    Posted by: Jing Ouyang

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  • 27th March 2015
    at 12:00

    Arete Outdoor Centre (near Bangor, Wales)

    Training New Trainers (TNT): Spring 2015

    APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! If you're interested in running your own global health educational program, whether it's running a global health short course at your local branch or running a topic-specific stream at Medsin national events, I highly recommend ...read more

  • 11th April 2015
    at 09:00

    Edinburgh

    Spring General Assembly 2015 - Edinburgh!

    It has come around to that time of year again- our second General Assembly of the academic year - the Medsin Spring General Assembly (SGA)!    The General Assemblies for the network take place twice a year at the beginning and end of the ...read more

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