The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.
Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA), is an international organization dedicated to realize a peaceful world community through humanitarian efforts in medical health care sector. Founded in Okayama City, Japan, in 1984, AMDA is a non-governmental, non-profit organization with an international network of 30 chapters and 47 collaborating organizations around the world.AMDA provides emergency medical aid to people affected by natural as well as man-made disasters. With its special strength in the medical and health sectors, AMDA also implements mid- to long-term social development projects helping people in their community building process. AMDA has worked in more than 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe in collaboration with governments, UN agencies, such as UNHCR, WHO, WFP, UNOCHA, and other specialized agencies and institutions.
International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) is one of the largest student organizations in the world. It represents over 1.2 million medical students from across the globe, through its 114 member organizations in 108 different countries. Each year, around 10,000 medical students participate in professional and research exchanges. IFMSA aims to offer medical students a comprehensive introduction to global health issues through its six standing committees focusing on medical education (SCOME), professional exchange (SCOPE), research exchange (SCORE), public health (SCOPH), reproductive health including AIDS (SCORA), and human rights and peace(SCORP).
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) . ASEAN, a geo-political and economic organization currently has 10 member states, they are of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philipppines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
Its aims include accelerating economic growth, social progress, cultural development among its members, protection of regional peace and stability, and opportunities for member countries to discuss differences peacefully. There are 4 major departments within ASEAN: Political-Security Community, Economic Community, Socio-Cultural Community and External Relations.
The Annual International Medical Students (AIMS) Meeting is a conference organised by medical students, supported by the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon Students’ Local Committee. Born in 2009, AIMS Meeting had its beginning as ENJOY Med (which stands for Encontro Nacional de Jovens Estudantes de Medicina – National Young Medical Students Meeting), meant for all undergraduate students attending health science courses. By its 3rd edition, the congress became international, changing to its current name, and in the previous edition they reached a new milestone, receiving 750 participants. Every year, during the three days of the event, doctors, scientists and students come together to debate some of the most relevant subjects of our era. In addition to attending to inspiring lectures given by some of the most respected speakers in their fields, the participants may enroll in activities as research, clinical and scientific competitions, as well as various cultural and charity programs.
European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA) in an organisation advocating and representing the voice of all medical students from Europe. Founded in 1991, EMSA is an organization created by enthusiastic medical students providing a communication platform for all medical students around the world. They aim to provide social opportunities for fellow members and to improve the quality of education and healthcare by sharing knowledge between European medical students.There will be collaborations between AMSA and EMSA coming up so please stay tuned to hear about the upcoming exchange programme!
Asian Law Students' Association (ALSA) is an international consortium of over 12,000 law students and alumni located in 16 countries all over Asia namely Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Singapore. Formally established in 2002, the Association is a merger between the previous ASEAN law students association, as well as the East Asian law students association, which were two student bodies that had similar goals of fostering stronger ties and greater understanding of the different legal systems among its member Asian countries. Recognizing their common goals, as well as the ever increasing onset of globalization in the region, these two associations signed an agreement in 2002, thus forming ALSA into the organization that is known to be today.
ALSA International serves as the umbrella organization of its 16 national chapters and 2 observer group, who are recognized as autonomous entities tasked to represent ALSA within their country’s national borders. This structure allows each national chapter to meet the unique needs of its members while maintaining access to an international network of academic and organizational resources.
Asia-Pacific Dental Student Association (APDSA) is the brainchild of the Asia–Pacific Dental Federation (APDF) and it was formed since 1968. Besides, APDSA serves as a platform for the dental students from across the Asia Pacific Region to connect and unite as one, while expanding their social circle.
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is dedicated to the advancement of tools, technology, and transformations in healthcare that can detect, treat, and prevent diseases associated with aging. A4M further promotes the research of practices and protocols that have the potential to optimize the human aging process.
A4M focuses on the advancements of preventative and anti-aging medicine, which entails and encompasses multiple terms:
We are excited to announce this collaboration and recognize our mutually aligned goals, as we help A4M in its mission to redefine medicine and advance technology that can detect, prevent, and treat chronic disease. Through our partnership, A4M is offering an exclusive discount rate to AMSA members and alumni. All A4M conferences and events, online workshops, certifications, and fellowships will be 25% off, using discount code AMSA25 at checkout.
To learn more about the education provided by A4M and the global anti-aging movement, visit www.A4M.com, or reach out to International Director Michael Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
The International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students (ICHAMS) is held annually at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) to allow undergraduate healthcare and medical students to present their research to peers and professionals in the field. Our mission is to create a platform for students across the globe to interact with one another in order to challenge conventional methodology and encourage innovation in medicine.
The conference includes workshops offered on a variety of topics as well as keynote speakers representing incredibly impactful realms of medicine. Centered in the vibrant city of Dublin, Ireland, we also encourage our participants to embrace the rich culture via city walking tours and traditional Irish music.
The first conference was held in 2011 and in 2013 the conference received the Irish Healthcare Award for student project of the year. As we continue to grow as an international conference, we are continuing to follow our mission of creating a global platform for innovation and medical research. The eighth edition of the ICHAMS conference will be held on February 21-23, 2019. For more information visit our website www.ichams.org or contact us at email@example.com !
The International Student Congress (ISC) of the Medical University of Graz (Austria) take on the challenge of bringing together researchers and students from many disciplines of biological sciences to talk about their most recent findings, share experiences and make new connections. The core components of the Medical University of Graz are high standard training and education, research at an international level and continuous improvement of top quality medicine.
The International Student Congress of (bio)Medical Sciences aims to further develop itself as a leading forum in the worldwide exchange of student research within all field of (bio)medical sciences.
The International Student Congress of (bio)Medical Sciences, also known as ISCOMS, is one of the world’s leading student congresses in (bio)medical sciences. ISCOMS is not just any regular congress however, it is a non-profit organisation made up of students that aims to promote student research and the international exchange of it. Throughout our three day congress we therefore offer a stimulating venue for student research exchange and give students the opportunity to broaden their social and scientific network. Our scientific programme includes different researches from students all over the world which are presented in poster, oral or plenary form, all in front of an international and professional audience. Along with these student sessions there will be fascinating keynote lectures and hands-on workshops. Along with a rich scientific programme we also have an elaborate social programme, filled with dinners and parties giving a chance for all the participants to get to know and have fun with each other and the ISCOMS organisation.
PHOENIX 2017, International Medical Students’ Conference is hosted in
A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center (AJIMS & RC), Mangalore, India. This is the second edition & will be held from the 22nd to the 26th March, 2017. We offer medical students worldwide the opportunity to experience India in a fun and unique way, to present their research, to participate in various unique & informative workshops and to be enlightened by Eminent guest speakers, who are the best and the brightest in their fields!In 2014, we welcomed over 750 participants from more than 200 different universities across the globe! In the 2017 edition we are keen to make it even more Grand, Informative, and Exciting! More information on the conference can be accessed on our website, www.phoeniximsc.com or you can follow our Facebook page www.facebook.com/phoeniximsc or you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
IMO 2018, stands for Indonesian International Medical Olympiad 2018, is the 9th installment of the biggest medical student competition in Indonesia. This year, IMO is hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, the city of culture and academia of Indonesia.The Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada has produced A-class, influential health professionals spread all over the world, done countless researches that have contributed to Indonesia’s health improvement, and accomplished numerous achievements in the national and international scales.
With the theme Non sibi sed omnibus: not for one, but for all, we aim to bring together medical students all over the world to actively contribute in solving current issues of the medical discipline through scientific studies and the practice of evidence based medicine.
This is an incredible chance for you to develop as future medical professionals. through our competitions, you can assess and enrich your knowledge of medicine and meet other medical students from all over the world to widen your network. Through the seminars, you will get an insight regarding breast cancer, considering different perspectives and how medicine applies in the real world straight from the experts. Lastly, through the city tour, you will experience the beauty of the only special region of Indonesia. Yogyakarta is the only region in Indonesia with a sultanese that is still in operation and it was once the capital city of Indonesia.
We can’t wait to see and host all of you in Yogyakarta on 16-20 October 2018. You are in for an experience of a lifetime!