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July 2014 archive

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 act out an immediate end to the recurrent ...read more

Posted on Mon, 28 Jul 2014

ORPHAN DRUGS IN THE UK:ENDING ‘PROFITS OVER PEOPLE’

“This is not in the best interests of patients or the NHS but is undoubtedly significantly advantageous to the companies which sell these drugs." Andrew Knight, Patient with Congenital Myasthenia Syndrome   3,4 Diaminopyridine (3,4DAP) is an orphan drug which is used ...read more

Posted on Mon, 28 Jul 2014

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 this Free Trade Agreement would mark the ...read more

Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014

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 going to be serious and come in, barely ...read more

Posted on Thu, 3 Jul 2014

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