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  • What is wrong with electives?

    This is the first post of a four-part blog series on medical electives, written by members of Medsin’s global health education team. The blogs will be published in the days leading up to Medsin’s general assembly in April, where our members ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • Committee, Conference & Coordinated Theme Applications Deadline Extended to FRIDAY 27/03/15!

    The Spring General Assembly (SGA) is one of our two General Assemblies in the year, where the network gathers to input on the future direction of the organisation. At SGA, we will be voting in next year's National Committee and new Trustees, as well as ...read more

    Posted by: Felicia Yeung

  • Medsin SGA Essay Competition Winner - Zara Trafford

    Health Equity: Human Right or Individual Responsibility? This essay will assess and refute the claim that the poorer health of some groups is primarily due to worse individual choices. First, different conceptions of health, the influence of social ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • Internships in MNCAH Department at WHO HQ!

    Applications for internships in the Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Department of WHO at its Geneva Headquarters are now open! Role: To support high-burden countries to ensure evidence-based policies and strategies are in place to ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Proposed changes to Director of Finance role

    This blog will outline proposed changes to the role of Director of Finance (previously known as Treasurer). The changes outlined below will be put forth as a motion at the upcoming Spring General Assembly 2015 in Edinburgh on 11-12th ...read more

    Posted by: Felicia Yeung

  • How to start a movement - Being a follower at the IFMSA

    TED talks, the IFMSA, and how to be a follower I love TED talks. In fact, youtube TED talk searching could be considered an extra-curricular activity that takes up a considerable amount of my internet time. A particular TED talk about starting a ...read more

    Posted by: Jess Lugsdin

  • MEDSIN SGA APPLICATIONS AND MOTION SUBMISSION DEADLINE CHANGE 20/03/15 23:59!

    We have decided to extend the deadline for submissions and applications to our Spring General Assembly until 23:59 20/03/15! Remember you can make a submission at www.medsin.org/gasubmission and find out more information about what you can submit or apply ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • Catching the \'bug\' of the IFMSA! #mm2015turkey

    Another amazing blog about the March Meeting of the IFMSA in Antalya, Turkey! This time it's Behrouz Nezafat from Medsin Liverpool sharing about what an experience it was...   It was my first General Assembly and I think I have caught the ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Regional Co-ordinator of the South-East - the best job around

    Applications are now open for the next Medsin Regional Co-ordinator of the South-East, aka the best job in the Medsin network* * I genuinely believe that Applications will close at 23:59 on Saturday 14 March so get your applications in! For details ...read more

    Posted by: Layth Hanbali

  • Proposed changes to Director of Branch Affairs and Regional Co-ordinators roles - more capacity, less stress

    Acronyms for this piece: DBA = Director of Branch Affairs. RC = Regional Co-ordinator. ND = National Director. Over the last few years, people who have held the position of Director of Branch Affairs (DBA) in Medsin have all been amazing, and at least ...read more

    Posted by: Layth Hanbali

  • 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

  • QM Staff Respond to the Global Health Research League Table 2015

    University websites were awash with news of their position on the 2015 Global Health Research League Table this January. Those who had done well publicised their good standing; those who had not, made calls for action. The Global Health Research League ...read more

    Posted by: Sally-Rae Attah

  • 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

  • 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 Friday 27th ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

More opportunities

  • TWiGH - Recruiting for Medsin Panel Members!!

    Medsin are recruiting for representatives to guest star alongside the regular TWiGH panel and speak on a particular topic of interest/expertise in global health! The regular panel is made up of Dr Greg Martin (the founder) himself and a team of qualified ...read more

  • Medsin-UK is recruiting to our Board of Trustees

      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 ...read more

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    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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