Climate Change: The Real Pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Aysha Noor, a 3rd year MBBS student from Shifa College of Medicine in Islamabad, Pakistan. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

The missing doctors: why do most women drop out of practicing medicine?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Yusra Abid Shah, a Pakistani 5th year medical student in Oman. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Intersectionality and health in Ghana: How can Ghana tackle barriers to care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Andrew Awuah, a Ghanaian medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine and Ms. Owusu Yaa Asieduwaa, a 3rd year Doctor of pharmacy student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), […]

Healthcare and Prejudice: Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sneha Das, a 21 year old third year medical student from the Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, Indi. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

The importance of understanding intersectionality in health

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Rodrigo L. Leite, a 6th year medical student and Ms. Maria L. C. Meurer, a 4th year medial student from Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Is infinite economic growth possible on a finite planet?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Riya Master, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Neha Rana, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Ben Grobman, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School 7 David Duong, Director, Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change, Harvard […]

Intersectionality and tackling barriers to health care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rajvi Chaudhary, a fresh graduate from Medical College Baroda and SSG Hospital, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

When Can Everyone Pluck the Grapes?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Natasha Sharma, a 4th Year medical student from Gauhati Medical College, Assam, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

Elderly care from the perspective of intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Liliany Mirelly Bezerra Alves, a first-year medical student at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte – UERN, Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Intersectionality and health: how can we tackle barriers to care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ms.Kaivalya Mannem, a twenty-year-old medical student at Siddhartha medical college, a college under Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

The bridge to gap itnersectionality within health care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Jibin Chacko, an incoming senior clerk & a bonafide medical student of Gullas College of Medicine , University of the Visayas, Philippines. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

The gender gap and health care: tackling the problem at its roots

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Feriel Arezki, a 5th year medical student from Bejaia, Algeria. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

We Are More Likely Than Unlikely

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Farzana Anjum Shusmita, a 5th year Medical student from Bangladesh Medical College. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

What is intersectionality? Can It Help to Overcome Barriers in Health Care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ezgi Selamet, an enthusiastic 2nd-year medical student in Turkey, who is especially interested in behavioral psychology and neuropsychiatry. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

Beyond the walls: the intersectionality of care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Daltro Moreira Iori, a medical student with a scholarship from the University for All program of the Federal Government of Brazil, at the University Center of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

Intersectionality as the driver for health care inequalities

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Carolina Barbosa Veloso, a twenty-one-year-old woman and a fourth-year medical student at the Nova Medical School – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (NMS – FCM), in the center of Lisbon, Portugal. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The […]

“Healthcare system & socioeconomic inequities”-through the lens of developing nations

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Afsana Rahman Maliha, a final year MBBS student at Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

The Silence of the Lambs: effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of the youth

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Vimbai Matshalaga, a Zimbabwean completing her third year medical studies at the Norman Bethune Health Science Center of Jilin University in Changchun. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

A Call to Action for a Stronger Global Healthcare Workforce

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr. Vedant Shukla, an intern doctor from India with various passions ranging from Research, Global Surgery, SRHR, Mental Health, Public and Global Health. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

Living in a pandemic: what are the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of the youth

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Abdul-Rahman Toufik is a medical student at Sumy State Universit. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Being young in the time of Coronavirus

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Thaïmye Joseph, a fifth-year medical student, conducting his studies at Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie(FMP/UEH) in Haiti. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

Dealing with the pandemic: consequences and solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Tayba Abdulrahman Mugibel from Yemen, 3rd year medical student at Hadramout University College of Medicine, media assistant in the national team of the standing committee on research exchange NAMS_YEMEN. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

The effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of young people

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shekinah Amaka Obinna, a Nigerian and currently a medical student at Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Mental health in the pandemic: a stigma or a priority?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sharvari A Khandkar, a MBBS graduate from Medical College Baroda and SSG hospital, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

How are Brazilians being mentally affected by the economic recession arising from the current pandemic?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sarah Silvestre Figueiredo and Ms. Catarina Sepini Pires Griloa, two third-year medical students at the University of the State of Rio Grande do Norte (UERN), located in Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial […]

The mental health of young people in the pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Natan Q. A. da Silva, a 5th year medical student from Brazil and Ms. Maria L. C. Meurer, a 4th year medical student of UNINGÁ, Brazuk. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in […]

Commission strengthens cybersecurity of wireless devices and products

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission has taken action to improve the cybersecurity of wireless devices available on the European market. As mobile phones, smart watches, fitness trackers and wireless toys are more and more present in our everyday life, cyber threats pose a growing risk for […]

Youth Mental Health and Its Future Impact After the Covid-19 Pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Muhammad Luthfi Adnan, a fifth-year medical student from Universitas Islam Indonesia. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Living in a pandemic: what are the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of the youth?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Marija Aleksandraitytė, a third-year public health student at the Public Health Faculty of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

Mental health of youth and Pandemic: a sick future

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Carolina Sawadi Guizilini and Ms. Maria Victória Lima Waquim is a medical student, courses the 5th semester of medicine school at Unicesumar, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this […]

Youth mental health: An eye on the effects after a year of COVID-19 pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Lucero Baca, a 22-year-old Peruvian student passionate for public health issues, mental health, and public policies. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Can mental illness do more harm than COVID-19 itself in young people?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Liesser cabreja is a Fifth year medical student at the Pedro Henriquez Ureña University (UNPHU). She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

COVID-19, youth and the impacts on mental health: it is time to change society’s mindset

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Leonardo Baracat Caria is a 5th year medical student at Faculdade de Medicina de Jundiai (FMJ), in Jundiaí-SP, Brazil. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]