Call for Articles: Health & Sustainable Development Goals

World Medical Association (WMA) Internship – Summer 2018

International Tropical Medicine Summer School – Indonesia

SCMSA 21st Summer School – Ismalia, Egypt


Emergency medicine summer school – Montenegro

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

Call for Articles: Health and Sustainable Development Goals

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The European Sting is a political newspaper that aims to bring unbiased and trustworthy information to their readers. The Sting welcomes its readers to take par tin their constructive and critical dialogue. Any medical student worldwide is able to voice their ideas, concerns, opinions and dreams in a global online magazine.

During this call, they would like articles on the topic:

Health & Sustainable Development Goals – through the eyes of medical students

If you are interested in the topic above and would like to share your ideas, send a full article to by 20th of March 23:59 GMT. 

The articles need to adhere to the following specifications:

  • Clearly defined brief title
  • Up to 500 words article body text
  • Profile picture of the writer
  • 100 words brief resume of the writer
  • email address of the writer

Please send the article as an attachment to your email. Also the article needs to be in a word document in order for editing.

Deadline: 20th March 23:59 GMT

World Medical Association (WMA) Internship  – Summer 2018

Deadline: 21st March 2018, 23:59 GMT

Opening call for WMA internship for summer period (May to August).

To apply: fill out the Application form and Candidature form, and send to by 21st of March at 23:59 GMT

Important Links: (Folder)

WMA is the global federation of National Medical Associations representing millions of physicians worldwide. Acting on behalf of patients and physicians, the WMA endeavours to achieve the highest possible standards of medical care, ethics, education and health-related human rights for all people. Website:

WMA office is in Ferney-Voltaire, France. 


The main work of the intern will be to assist both the WMA as well as the IFMSA in its Ferney office. Each intern will have the opportunity to work directly with WMA Secretariat and select core projects to work on during their internship – these range from advocacy areas of WMA to specific WMA areas of work. IFMSA related work will also be determined at the start of the internship..

We expect all interns to be professional, which includes being available and present at the WMA office during the intern period. Any absence has to be arranged with the WMA supervisor.

Timeline and Financial Support

We are opening the call for internship for the period May to August. The internship should be at least two months.

The IFMSA will not provide any accommodation, but interns will receive financial support of 700-800 Euros per month. However, we encourage all applicants to also seek other funding opportunities, as the cost of living is expensive in the Ferney/Geneva area. This amount will be paid after completion of the internship and when a report is submitted.

How to apply: 

The applicant must fill out the application form and candidature formsigned and stamped by NMO president and send it to The subject of the email has to be: [WMA] Internship 2018 – Name of the Applicant

In the application form, you will be able to fill in your motivation letter and CV. In the motivation letter, please explain your expectations from the internship, your definition of an “intern” and things you would like to achieve as a WMA intern, as well, please include your availability (which months).

Based on the applications received the IFMSA will make recommendations to the WMA, which will make the final ruling whether the applicant is accepted or not.

Deadline: March 21st, 2018 at 23:59. 

Concerning Visa-Support, IFMSA can provide assistance by writing support letter for the period of the internship.

International Tropical Medicine Summer School – Indonesia


Deadline: 28th March


International Tropical Medicine Summer School (ITMSS) is an annual summer school focusing on tropical medicine organised by Medical Students of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia on behalf of Muhammadiyah Medical Students’ Activities (MMSA).


Yogyakarta, Indonesia. You will be staying with host families, who are students from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Muhammadiyah University Yogyakarta.

When? July 30th to August 17th 2018


You are given the opportunity to broaden your knowledge in emerging tropical medicine diseases through lectures held by experts, laboratory findings, hospital visits, varied with social program activities including going to cultural places in Yogyakarta such as the Sultan Palace, Borobodur Temple, Ramayana Ballet performances, Beach Camp, Rafting to name a few. There will also be an International night to engage with other medical students around the globe.


The price covers food and accommodation during the program.

  • EUR 570 with social program
  • EUR 430 without social program


Application form:


Any questions email

Deadline: 28th March 2018

SCMSA 21st Summer School – Ismalia, Egypt



‘The 21st SCMSA Summer School on Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases’

Certified hands-on experience guided by some of the best medical professionals in Africa & the Middle East all together mixed with a chance to relive history in the heart-capturing and mind-blowing cradle of civilisation EGYPT- where you will taste the flavor of life in Egypt as an Egyptian surrounded by the friendly locals and your new local friends that will have your back 24/7!


24th of July to 6th of August 2018

Plus OPTIONAL 4-day trip to Sharm Al-Sheikh, till 10th of August 2018

Deadline for early registration: 30th of March 2018

Deadline for late registration: 30th of April 2018


Early registration: 450 Euros

Late registration: 480 Euros

Special offers for Groups:

  • Group of three: 420 Euros each
  • Group of five: 400 Euros each
  • Group of ten: 380 Euros each

The fees cover:

  • Professional certified scientific course at Faculty of Medicine – Suez Canal University, Suez Canal University Teaching Hospitals, Infectious Diseases and Chest diseases hospital in Ismalia, Egypt
  • A priceless opportunity to gain fruitful hands-on experience about Infectious diseases and tropical medicine
  • Variety of interactive classes, clinical sessions and lecture given by a mixture of very talented young doctors and competent professionals
  • An extravagant and sere accommodation away from the crowded city that is provided with a lavish pool, special service and a deluxe playing field in the magical Ismalia, Egypt
  • Transportation during the whole Summer School period in air-conditioned buses
  • 2 meals per day (lunch and breakfast), during all working days
  • 24/7 support from SCMSA’s medical students
  • Diverse social program all over Egypt



Required equipment:

  • white coat and stethoscope
  • swimsuits
  • camer
  • International student card (ISIC) recommended


Facebook event:

Facebook page:


Deadline: 30th March 2018



Standing Committee on Sexual and Reproductive Health including HIV/AIDS (SCORA) , Medical Students Associations of Rwanda (MEDSAR) and International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) brings you the 2nd MEDSAR Rwanda SCORA Exchange 2018.

When: 12th of August to 2nd of September

Theme: “Enhancing the Adolescent Health and making their health services friendly”. Adolescent health and rights, Comprehensive sexuality education and use of contraceptive methods among young people will be among the topics discussed, visiting non-government organisations that are offering youth friendly services and rotating in gynaecology and obstetrics department at Butare Teaching Hospital.

More info: Invitation package

To participate, fill out the Application form and send the following documents to by Deadline: 31/03/2018 .


  • CV including your IFMSA/SCORA experience or any other experiences related to SCORA focus area
  • A motivation letter (including your expectations)
  • A clear photo of the participant
  • Signed NORA/NMO President confirmation letter – email for this.

Cost: 400 Euros. This covers meals, transportation during the program, accommodation, training logistics, and planned social programs. You are requested to bring 60 Euros for camping and canopy walk in Nyungwe National Park.

Deadline: 31st March 2018

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.


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.


For more information, contact Stevan Gazivoda on

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.