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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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FIRST SGA ESSAY COMPETITION WINNER: HIBA KHAN

Posted by Alexandra Oti

Fri, 27 Feb 2015

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 weeks, who will get their essay and / or picture submitted in to the newsletter. At SGA, there will be an overall ...READ MORE

Barcelona Global Health Summer School 2015

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Sun, 15 Feb 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 2015 Barcelona Global Health Summer School aims to provide a complete overview of the interaction between ...READ MORE

Medsin Spring General Assembly branch Fancy dress competition:

Posted by Owen Thomas

Mon, 9 Feb 2015

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 have any questions, contact comms@medsin.org Click her to find out more about the Medsin Spring General ...READ MORE

Medsin Spring General Assembly essay and / or photo competition:

Posted by Owen Thomas

Mon, 9 Feb 2015

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 weeks, who will get their essay and / or picture submitted in to the newsletter. At SGA, there will be an overall ...READ MORE

Internship at WHO HQ in Geneva

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Sat, 7 Feb 2015

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 Health (PHE) has an internship available at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health ...READ MORE

WHO Europe Internships!

Posted by Medsin Aberdeen

Sat, 7 Feb 2015

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 internships start? Up for discussion with the WHO Regional Office.   Available ...READ MORE

Call For Trustees

Posted by Owen Thomas

Wed, 28 Jan 2015

   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 all”.  The charity heads a network of thirty-two local branches and national working ...READ MORE

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

Posted by Joseph McArthur

Wed, 21 Jan 2015

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 Medicine, Imperial College London, University College London and University of Liverpool top the ...READ MORE

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

Posted by Nathan Cantley

Sun, 18 Jan 2015

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 different areas within International Development. Here is a summary of just a couple of them: - March- World ...READ MORE

What positions and roles are available for election at SGA?

Posted by Owen Thomas

Sun, 18 Jan 2015

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 March. This blog contains: 1.      How to apply for a role 2.      National theme coordinator role ...READ MORE

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