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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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  • 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

  • Cardiff Global Health Student Network Introductory Event

    On Thursday 2nd October 2014, Cardiff Global Health Student Network held their introductory event to the year! Held at Talybont Social, the place was packed full of inquisitive students eager to learn more about the Global Health Short Course that would be ...read more

    Posted by: Brogan Gaymer

  • Suicide

      What does a global mental health crisis look like?  Not much like a crisis involving infectious disease. Even crises involving other non-communicable diseases are more tangible. An obesity crisis is clearly visible – particularly if ...read more

    Posted by: Mayowa Oyesanya

  • 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

  • Call for delegates to the COP20 Climate Change Summit in Peru

    Hi Medsinners! The IFMSA are looking for delegates to the COP 20 - the Lima Climate change conference which will happen on December 1st-12th 2014 in Lima, Peru. The delegation will be composed of four people, including an IFMSA Executive Board ...read more

    Posted by: Abi Deivanayagam

  • call for applicants! global surgery international small working group!

    Good day Medsinners! Yet another international opportunity has come up - to work in an Internatinal Small Working Group on GLOBAL SURGERY! The working group on Global Surgery was created at the  IFMSA General Assembly August Meeting 2013 ...read more

    Posted by: Abi Deivanayagam

  • Ethical Exchanges at the IFMSA General Assembly

    Returning from an IFMSA General Assembly is a strange experience. For one week only, you are thrown into the mix of students from organisations all over the world – all high achievers, all passionate for change and all united to better health around ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • The Global Health attitude: take-home messages from IFMSA assemblies

      I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to attend a couple of IFMSA events over the last 2 years, and I always return with a million and one thoughts inside my head. Once again, it’s really challenging to coherently describe the ...read more

    Posted by: Abi Deivanayagam

  • \"Kick Ebola Out!\"- Students respond to the Ebola Outbreak

    "Thank God it was only malaria!" was the response I received from Asad Naveed over Skype when we spoke about his recent illness. Asad, a final year medical student at the College of Medical and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) in Sierra Leone is ...read more

    Posted by: Victoria Bakare

  • Global LGBT Health. International Action!

    Since the IFMSA March Meeting in Tunisia and the passing of the policy statement on ‘Ending Discrimination to Better the Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals’ the IFMSA has been advocating to achieve the aims of the ...read more

    Posted by: Ellen Adams

  • Medsin speaks out on Gaza humanitarian crisis

    The following statement has been issued by members of the National Committee:   On behalf of its representative membership of future health professionals, Medsin UK condemns the latest cycle of Israeli aggression towards Gaza. We call for authorities to ...read more

    Posted by: Layth Hanbali

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