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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

The brand new IFMSA e-newletter has arrived!

Do you want to hear about Teddy Bear Hospital clinics in Iran?  YES!   Want to know how to support medical students in Guinea and Sierra Leone "KickEbolaOut"?  Of course!    Then you really need to ...READ MORE

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

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

Healthy cities: addressing the inequalities on our doorsteps

When we consider the people who face health inequalities across the world, we often neglect those who are closest to home. The concept of health as a human right is just as relevant here in our UK cities as it is in any community afflicted by drought, ...READ MORE

LGBT Health National Working Group - join now!

Medsin has a proud history of advocacting for the rights of LGBT and other marginalised groups. We recently succeeded in having an LGBT health policy voted in at the Interantional federation of Medical Students General Assembly, and have been published in ...READ MORE

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International Internships and Essay Competitions

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

Some amazing Internship Opportunities and a Essay Competition with great rewards...read on to find out more!  If you've any questions, just ask us at international@medsin.org. Love, your Medsin International Team x   1. Internships at WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen   Application deadline: December 20th 2014, ...READ MORE

Medsin South East Training Weekend

Posted by Sophie Hughes

Fri, 12 Dec 2014

                With the buzz from Newcastle still wearing off, the weekend after National Conference we had some Medsin South East regional training. Our Sunday morning kicked off by getting to grips with the basics of running a campaign, thinking about why some are more successful than others and ensuring we all understood terms such advocacy, lobbying ...READ MORE

Generation Nutrition - Join Action Against Hunger

Posted by Gemma Bowsher

Sun, 7 Dec 2014

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 once in a life-time opportunity to get world leaders to unanimously agree to tackle acute malnutrition over the ...READ MORE

The brand new IFMSA e-newletter has arrived!

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Mon, 1 Dec 2014

Do you want to hear about Teddy Bear Hospital clinics in Iran?  YES!   Want to know how to support medical students in Guinea and Sierra Leone "KickEbolaOut"?  Of course!    Then you really need to check out this fascinating new IFMSA e-newsletter: tinyurl.com/IFMSAnews It’s ...READ MORE

International Opportunities and News!

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Sun, 23 Nov 2014

Here you'll find all the latest International Opportunities and exciting news from the IFMSA. Read on...   1. Get an article into the inaugral European IFMSA newsletter!    The newsletter is a great way to showcase what you’re doing to other National Member Organisations of the IFMSA from across Europe. It will help bring you closer ...READ MORE

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

Posted by Alexandra Oti

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

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 about diabetes. Because diabetes is an ‘invisible disease’ where people with diabetes ‘look ...READ MORE

Health Workers Together Week 1-7 December 2014

Posted by Tim Bekir

Wed, 12 Nov 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 countries by donating, fundraising and sharing our message. To find out how you can get involved, ...READ MORE

Healthy cities: addressing the inequalities on our doorsteps

Posted by Kate Langley

Sat, 8 Nov 2014

When we consider the people who face health inequalities across the world, we often neglect those who are closest to home. The concept of health as a human right is just as relevant here in our UK cities as it is in any community afflicted by drought, conflict, political instability or communicable disease. Global health, local issue.   The ...READ MORE

Be the UK\'s student voice for Human Rights

Posted by Jamie Scuffell

Thu, 6 Nov 2014

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 children?[1] Medsin is offering a unique opportunity for you to get involved in discussing these issues with other students across the globe, ...READ MORE

St Andrews

Posted by Elizabeth Thomas

Thu, 6 Nov 2014

Medsin St Andrews update part 1 This semester Medsin St Andrews has been covering the 8 Millennium Development Goals set by the UN in 2000, which aimed to help eradicate poverty by 2015. Our aim is to educate St Andrews on how far the world has come on each goal by the start of 2015. https://www.facebook.com/MedsinStAndrews We started off the ...READ MORE

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