International opportunities

Call for articles- The Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a Refugee

Call for members of the advocacy group on abolition of nuclear weapons

SfGH Delegation to the Northern European Conference on Sexual Education (NECSE) projects – Slovakia

20th International Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (ICDEM) 2018: Rome

Emergency medicine summer school – Montenegro

Higher Education Institutes for Responsible Research and Innovation (HEIRRI) Conference – Vienna


Call for articles- The Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a Refugee

Deadline: 20th January 2018

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Here is an opportunity for you to voice your ideas, concerns, opinions and dreams in a global online magazine. 

The European Sting is a political newspaper that aims to bring unbiased and trustworthy information to their readers about almost any political, economical and social topic. The Sting welcomes its readers to take part in this constructive and critical dialogue! As per the IFMSA’s partnership with the Sting, any medical student worldwide can write in the magazine. During this call, the Sting is accepting articles on the topic:

The Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a Refugee

If you are interested in the topic above and you would like to share your ideas with us and the world, please send a full article to ga.europe@ifmsa.org by 20th January. 

The incoming articles need to adhere to the following specifications:

  1. Clearly defined brief title
  2. Up to 500 words article body text
  3. Profile picture of the writer
  4. 100 words brief resume of the writer
  5. email address of the writer

Please send the article as an attachment to your letter/email, and not the actual email. Articles must be in a format that allows for them to be edited using a word processor. Hand-written and/or scanned articles will not be accepted.


Call for members of the advocacy group on abolition of nuclear weapons

Deadline: 21st January 2018, 23:59 GMT

This is an opportunity combining the IFMSA and IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear Weapons).

IFMSA and IPPNW Student are working on a joint advocacy letter template to send to governments by NMOs to advocate and support their countries to sign and implement the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (also known as the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty).

IFMSA call son governments to:

  • negotiate and implement binding treaties for the disarmament of nuclear weapons, with a target of their total abolition.
  • sign and ratify relevant international documents, treaties and conventions which aim to regulate usage, trade and all other activities related to weapons of mass destruction, conventional weapons and other types of weapons with the overall aim to reduce their usage.

IFMSA are looking for individuals with experience in the field of abolition of nuclear weapons (mostly advocacy experience) to help them shape the advocacy letters according to the regional perspective in every single region. The work would consist of contributing to and adjusting the template letter.

To apply and join this team of interested advocates, please fill in this short form, by 21st January 2018, 23:59 GMT. 


SfGH Delegation to the Northern European Conference on Sexual Education (NECSE) projects – Slovakia

Deadline: 24th January 2018

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Students for Global Health are taking a delegation to the NECSE 2018.

The aim of NECSE is to improve the exchange of experiences, knowledge, cooperation and problems participating countries have concerning their different sexual education projects.

You will have space to present methods you use in schools in your country, learn from the methods of others, broaden your horizon in the theme event and discuss current challenges.

Some general info:

NECSE 2018 is being hosted by SloMSA Slovakia. 

When does NECSE 2018 take place?
29th March to 2nd April 2018 (the Easter weekend).
The host committee have organised some time after the conference to explore Slovakia from 2nd to 4th April 2018.

How much is the fee for participants?
That is not 100% clear yet. However, the maximum fee is £295, which includes IFMSA fees, registration fees, accommodation.

Applications are open until 24th Jan 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified 27th Jan 2018.

There are only 5 spots available on the SfGH delegation. So if you’d like to gain some amazing experience and have an interest in sexual health – apply!!

Application form:

https://goo.gl/forms/pMo3TY705kOHmtO72

For more information about the conference, view the Invitation package.


Emergency medicine summer school – Montenegro

Deadline for registration: 1st of April 2018

Montenegro summer school is a project that brings together students from all around the world interested in gaining and exchanging knowledge in the field of emergency medicine. The main theme of the project is emergency medicine and it consists of the following topics:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Traumatic Brain injury
  • Basic surgical skills
  • Paediatric emergencies
  • Management of trauma patient
  • Diverse emergencies (drowning, poisoning, hypothermia, etc…)
  • Principles of critical medical thinking

The scientific part is composed of lectures, interactive seminars, practical skills and daily cases. Every student will have a chance to renew and expand their knowledge as well as master new skills.

Dates:

10th July to 20th of July 2018

20th July to 30th July 2018  *minimum 10 and maximum 20 people

Participation fee:

350 EUR including accommodation, food, trip to Zabljak, workshops and lectures.

Application form and invitation package can be found in the pdf below.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE SUMMER SCHOOL

For more information, contact Stevan Gazivoda on montenegrosummerschool@gmail.com


20th International Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (ICDEM) 2018: Rome

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 5th February 2018. 23:59 GMT

The ICDEM 2018 will take place on 5-6 March 2018 in Rome, Italy. 

It aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Disaster and Emergency Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Disaster and Emergency Management.

Please click here for more information about the event, to submit abstracts to the conference, and to register to attend.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline : 19/01/2018

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: 31/01/2018

Final Paper Submission and Early Bird Registration Deadline: 5th February 2018, 23:59 GMT


Higher Education Institutes for Responsible Research and Innovation (HEIRRI) Conference – Vienna

Registration Deadline: 26th April 2018, 23:59 GMT

One of our IFMSA external partners, the Higher Education Institutes for Responsible Research and Innovation (HEIRRI), will be hosting their 2nd Conference in April 2018 and on behalf of IFMSA and HEIRRI we would like to invite you to attend!

  1. Background: The 2nd HEIRRI Conference ‘Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI’ will present the results of nearly three years of project activities designed to promote the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) within the education of scientists, engineers and other professionals involved in the R&D process.
    1. Date & Place: The conference will take place in Vienna, Austria on April 27th, 2018.
    2. Registration Fee: Registration for the conference is FREE.
  2. Timeline: You are able to register until the date of the conference.
  3. This is the call for interested participants to attend on behalf of their own NMO/institution/project/research..
  4. Links
    1. Conference website: here
    2. Registration form: here
    3. Facebook event: here
    4. Preliminary program: here
    5. HEIRRI website: here

This is a great opportunity for every member interested in Research and Innovation. The conference is also a multidisciplinary event, providing a platform for all fields to build capacity, share the latest data and engage in fruitful discussions.