From the weird and wonderful tropical diseases of the world; to the people living on the streets of the South West - Medsin provides the opportunity to learn about everything under the blanket of Global Health.
Watch our Freshers Video here: Open Up Your Eyes
Medsin is a network of students across the UK who share a passion for global health, local issues and making a difference.
We believe in global health equity and giving students the knowledge and tools to create change.
This year at Peninsula we'll be running lots of events, providing teaching sessions (they'll also be useful with the AMK!) and we'll be hosting the Peninsula Global Health Conference again in the spring. We've also hooked up with UAEM this year, so expect lots of exciting activities from them!
Also to look forward to...
Teaches on infectious diseases, the WHO, and wilderness medicine
Medcinemas - any excuse for friends, food and a good film!
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On the 6th of April, around 80 health professionals, academics, and students gathered in Exeter to attend a talk on the Global Consequences of ABR by Professor Laura Piddock. Securing Professor Piddock was a coup: she is one of the foremost experts on the ...read more
Posted by: Chris Redd
Rachael Marsh, a fourth year medical student at Peninsula, shares her IFMSA exchange experience in Malta. I am seated at my desk in Malta writing this with a fly on my knee and a whiny fan blowing warm air on my back. It is not possible to neatly ...read more
Posted by: Rachael Marsh
What is the IAC? The International AIDS Conference meets every two years, run by the International AIDS Society, where over 22,000 delegates and 2,000 volunteers involved in the HIV/AIDS response convene. The conference is an opportunity for ...read more
Posted by: Eva Wooding
Branch President: Charlie Tombs
Exeter Chair: Sarra El-Badawi
Treasurer: Sophie Moseley
Plymouth Chair: Germain Lam
Truro Chair: Vicki Rodulson
Campaigns/Advocacy Lead: Chris ReddContact Peninsula Branch