Medical Education is #NotATarget

Endorsed content The attacks on healthcare are a shocking reality of ongoing violent conflicts. Healthcare workers are being attacked, kidnapped, and killed. Healthcare facilities are damaged, looted, and bombed. The right to health is not upheld – populations suffering from the consequences of armed conflicts are not able to access the much needed services. In […]

Does Switzerland really need more medical students?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Jérémy Glasner & March Eich (swimsa Co-Vice-presidents for Medical Education 2015/16), both medical students from Switzerland. The translation was made by Federico Mazzola (swimsa President 2016/17). The writers are members of Swiss Medical Students’ Association (swimsa) Medical Education Committee, affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). It is no secret – every […]

Disaster Medicine in Medical Education: the investment you just can´t afford to ignore

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mrs Moa M Herrgård and Ms Marie My Warborg Larsen, medical university students in Stockholm and Copenhagen respectively. Both students are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). Over the last century, the number of disasters has remarkably increased, as have the number of affected […]