The importance of pre-departure training for a better understanding of global health issues

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Xiya Ma. The writer is a medical student from Québec (Canada) who has served as national officer of research exchanges for the Québec chapter of the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA-Québec) for the past 2 years. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). For many of us, there’s […]

Exchanges of medical students and the true understanding of global health issues

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Iris Blom. The writer is a third year medical student at the University of Amsterdam.  Mrs Blom is the National Exchange Officer General 2016-2017 of IFMSA-NL. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). Medical Student on his Professional Exchange in Kenya:  “I think everyone in the medical field should […]

The importance of exchanges for the medical students of the world

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Anton Sundberg. The writer is a first-semester medical student at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.  Mr Sundberg is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). Systems of any kind are naturally a reflection on the culture and history they are based on. As a result, nuanced schemes have been formed […]