International Federation of        Medical Students’ Associations                                          An Introduction...
• An independent, non-governmental and non-political  federation of medical students associations throughout  the world• F...
Mission     Our mission is to offer future physicians a    comprehensive introduction to global health      issues. Throug...
Picture of Presidents inJakarta MM2011
SCOPE and SCORE• Promote cultural understanding and cooperation among  medical students and all health professionals, thro...
SCOME• Aims to implement an optimal learning environment for  all medical students around the world
SCOPH• Disease prevention and health promotion• Raising awareness about global health issues• Advocating for healthy polic...
SCORP• Committed to promoting human rights and peace  through empowering and improving the health of  refugees and other v...
SCORA• Provide a venue for medical students for education,  research, and service on issues pertaining to  reproductive he...
IFMSA in the Asia-Pacific Region
IFMSA National         Member Organizations•   Australia    •   Malaysia•   Bangladesh   •   Mongolia•   China        •   ...
Memorandum of                         Understanding• First signed in 2003 and renewed in 2006,  2008, and 2010• To be rene...
Pulse• Official publication of  IFMSA Asia-Pacific• Latest issue on  Sustainable Development  and Health• http://issuu.com...
ACTION 2012• Asian Collaborative Training on Infectious  Disease Outbreaks, Natural Disasters, and  Refugee Management• Au...
August Meeting 2012• August 9-15, 2012 in  Mumbai, India• Theme: “Universal Health  Care – The Time is Now!”
Asia-Pacific      Regional      Meeting• September 13-16, 2012  in Penang, Malaysia• Theme: “TRANSITIONS  2012: Doctors-in...
For more information           Renzo Guinto, MDIFMSA Regional Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific    Former President, AMSA-P...
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Introduction on IFMSA

  1. 1. International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations An IntroductionAsian Medical Students’ Conference 2012 July 8-15, 2012 Manila, Philippines
  2. 2. • An independent, non-governmental and non-political federation of medical students associations throughout the world• Founded in May 1951• 108 National Member Organizations• 101 countries in six continents• More than 1 million medical students worldwide• Recognized by WHO and United Nations
  3. 3. Mission Our mission is to offer future physicians a comprehensive introduction to global health issues. Through our programming and opportunities, we develop culturally sensitive students of medicine, intent on influencing thetransnational inequalities that shape the health of our planet.
  4. 4. Picture of Presidents inJakarta MM2011
  5. 5. SCOPE and SCORE• Promote cultural understanding and cooperation among medical students and all health professionals, through the facilitation of international clinical and research students exchanges
  6. 6. SCOME• Aims to implement an optimal learning environment for all medical students around the world
  7. 7. SCOPH• Disease prevention and health promotion• Raising awareness about global health issues• Advocating for healthy policies
  8. 8. SCORP• Committed to promoting human rights and peace through empowering and improving the health of refugees and other vulnerable people and resolving conflicts
  9. 9. SCORA• Provide a venue for medical students for education, research, and service on issues pertaining to reproductive health in general and HIV-AIDS in particular
  10. 10. IFMSA in the Asia-Pacific Region
  11. 11. IFMSA National Member Organizations• Australia • Malaysia• Bangladesh • Mongolia• China • Nepal• Hong Kong • New Zealand• India • Pakistan• Indonesia • Philippines• Japan • Taiwan• Korea • Thailand• Kyrgyzstan
  12. 12. Memorandum of Understanding• First signed in 2003 and renewed in 2006, 2008, and 2010• To be renewed again this 2012
  13. 13. Pulse• Official publication of IFMSA Asia-Pacific• Latest issue on Sustainable Development and Health• http://issuu.com/ifmsa/docs /pulse_may-june_2012- final
  14. 14. ACTION 2012• Asian Collaborative Training on Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Natural Disasters, and Refugee Management• August 10-16, 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan
  15. 15. August Meeting 2012• August 9-15, 2012 in Mumbai, India• Theme: “Universal Health Care – The Time is Now!”
  16. 16. Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting• September 13-16, 2012 in Penang, Malaysia• Theme: “TRANSITIONS 2012: Doctors-in-training changing the global health landscape of Asia- Pacific”• www.aprm2012.org
  17. 17. For more information Renzo Guinto, MDIFMSA Regional Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific Former President, AMSA-Philippines rcasiapacific@ifmsa.org

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