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IFMSA Presentation


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IFMSA Presentation

  1. 1. IFMSA International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations Presented by:
  2. 2. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Core activities </li></ul><ul><li>What we offer to our members </li></ul><ul><li>The way we work </li></ul><ul><li>- Six different themes </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>” World medical students’ organisation” </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1951 </li></ul><ul><li>980 000 members representing 93 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Officially recognized by WHO </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission : T o introduce medical students to global health, and to work together to improve health all over the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Core activities <ul><li>Exchange of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-operation: projects on local, national and international level </li></ul>
  5. 5. What we offer to our members NETWORK EXCHANGE AND COOPERATION NETWORK Training External representation
  6. 6. What we offer to our members <ul><li> Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Funders </li></ul><ul><li>Resource persons </li></ul>
  7. 7. What do we do? <ul><li>Exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanitarian projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences, workshops, summer schools </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Discussio n and debate </li></ul>
  8. 8. Themes <ul><li>Professional exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Research exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Public health </li></ul><ul><li>Refugees and peace </li></ul><ul><li>Reproductive health including AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Medical education </li></ul>
  9. 9. Professional Exchange <ul><li>4 weeks abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical/preclinical training </li></ul><ul><li>Experience a foreign health system </li></ul><ul><li>Bilateral exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Board and accommodation arranged </li></ul><ul><li>6 000 students per year </li></ul>
  10. 10. Research Exchange <ul><li>1 – 6 months abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Work with research team </li></ul><ul><li>Experience research and culture abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Database with several thousand projects </li></ul><ul><li>Bilateral exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Board and accommodation arranged </li></ul><ul><li>500 students per year </li></ul>
  11. 11. Public Health <ul><li>International project: </li></ul><ul><li>Romania Orphanage Project </li></ul>National project: Caring for the health of neglected children Indonesia
  12. 12. Refugees and Peace <ul><li>International Project: </li></ul><ul><li>International Training Congress on Refugee Health in Pakistan </li></ul>National project: Friendship programme with young refugees The Netherlands
  13. 13. Reproductive Health <ul><li>International project: </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: </li></ul><ul><li>Young people in Action Training Kit </li></ul>National project: Godfrey’s Children project Tanzania
  14. 14. Medical Education <ul><li>International project: </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Geriatrics in Medical Education </li></ul>National project: Sign Language Courses Croatia
  15. 15. General Assemblies Regions Member Organisations Executive Board Themes Support
  16. 16. Meetings <ul><li>Bi-annual General Assembly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>August Meeting: T he Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March Meeting: Venezuela </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional and sub-regional meetings </li></ul><ul><li>National conventions </li></ul><ul><li>5 Executive Board meetings a year </li></ul>
  17. 17. Information <ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: www. ifmsa .org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online database services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic based mailing lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News by email: ifmsa -general-subscribe@ yahoogroups .com </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Any questions? Presented by: E-mail: Thank you for your attention!