Medics worldwide: news and opportunities from the IFMSA
WorldMaPS: healthcare students of the world to meet in Malta
- By: Emily Spry
As all medical students will know, the culture of separation between the medical professions starts early. This month, the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) has teamed up with their international pharmacy student counterparts and European bodies representing medical and pharmaceutical students to consider interprofessional collaboration for the first time.
The results are plans for the first healthcare student congress in November 2005, to be hosted by medical and pharmacy students in Malta. The WorldMaPS meeting will bring together hundreds of healthcare students from all over the world to learn about how patient care can be improved through inter-professional collaboration. Visit www.mmsa.org.mt/worldmaps for more information.
The IFMSA is looking for its alumni. We are holding a reception for graduates who used to be part of IFMSA or its member organisations. The meeting will be on 4 of August, in Ohrid, Macedonia, at our general assembly. We are expecting a