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  • STOP Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) stripping our right to health!

         STOP TTIP stripping our right to health!   The European Union is currently negotiating a huge trade deal with the Unites States called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The changes proposed in ...read more

    Posted by: Amelia Martin

  • Incoming National Committee and the Handover Weekend

    To all you wonderful Medsinners,  My name is Alexandra and I am taking over from Lucas as communications officer.  My excitement is palpable.  Having never met any of the new Medsin national committee, I really did not know what to expect. Were they ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • A fossil-free BMA?

    That this Meeting, recognising the Lancet Commission’s description of Climate Change as “the greatest threat to human health of the 21st century”, urges the BMA to: facilitate the widest possible alliance of healthcare bodies to ...read more

    Posted by: Alistair Wardrope

  • Our first look at what the post-2015 MDGs could look like- Post-2015 Blog Series Part 9

    Been a while since I wrote a blog about the post-2015 development agenda. A lot has been going on in the last couple of months on this topic and a lot is still to come.   The theme of post-2015 events recently has very much been focused on ...read more

    Posted by: Nathan Cantley

  • Is this really progress at all? Trade at the 67th World Health Assembly

    Trade is a myriad concept to most of the health profession. Negotiated by economists, industry, foreign ministers and the World Trade Organisation the health profession muzzle down and continue their own work. But the potential impacts of trade on health ...read more

    Posted by: Anya Gopfert

  • OpenCon2014 is launched by a coalition of organisations including Medsin-UK

    OpenCon- A Student and Early Career Researcher Conference on Open Access, Open Education and Open Data OpenCon 2014 to Take Place November 15-17 in Washington, DC PRESS RELEASE- 29/05/14 WASHINGTON, DC — Today 11 organizations ...read more

    Posted by: Nathan Cantley

  • MSF in conflict: CAR and Yemen

    While MSF staff were providing anti-retroviral treatment in Central African Republic towns of Kabo, Ndélé and Batangafo and in comparatively more urban Sana'a, Yemen, the situation became unstable and the staff faced heightened challenges ...read more

    Posted by: Andie Idisi

  • Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Papua New Guinea

    "Survivors will come for care when free, quality, and confidential care is available." The image behind Meggy Verputten, our speaker, was of three women lit as just shadows against a backdrop. This isn't far from the case for the ...read more

    Posted by: Andie Idisi

  • Evidence based monitoring in HIV management (MSF Scientific Day 2014)

    Welcome to the MSF Scientific Day 2014! In recent years, the most effective monitoring tool within HIV/AIDS management has been a source of debate. There are generally two options: monitoring viral load and monitoring CD4 count. Monitoring both CD4 ...read more

    Posted by: Anand Bhopal

  • NTDs: Education, Advocacy and Action in Europe!

    I'm proud to say I’ve been in Medsin for three years. Being a part of Medsin has enriched my life and fed my interested in global health, and perhaps most importantly it is the reason I became interested in NTDs. In April 2013 I represented the ...read more

    Posted by: Stefanie Gissing

  • What can Medsin do for you? #TipsforMedsinNewbies

    Hello Medsin!  My name is Felicia and I am taking on the role of Interim Director of Branch Affairs. *Takes deep breath* Having given the last two years of my life to Medsin, first as a co-president of the Medsin Global Health Conference ...read more

    Posted by: Felicia Yeung

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    Medsin Autumn TNT (London and Glasgow Locations!)

    After a successful hosting of TNTs in the 2012/13 year, including our first truly international TNT with delegates and trainers from 4 countries, Medsin-UK would like to present... TNT Autumn 2014! Training New Trainers (TNT) is an internationally ...read more


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