Peninsula

Part of the South West region

 

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jTRHZ8gJuw

 

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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Peninsula Blogs

  • Lessons from Antibiotic Resistance

    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

  • Notes on an island

    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

  • The International AIDS Conference 101

      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

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Peninsula Committee

Branch President: Charlie Tombs

Exeter Chair: Sarra El-Badawi

Treasurer: Sophie Moseley

Plymouth Chair: Germain Lam

Truro Chair: Vicki Rodulson

Campaigns/Advocacy Lead: Chris Redd

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