Medics worldwide: news and opportunities from the IFMSA
- By: Emily Spry
Students contribute to tsunami relief--As news of the devastation in Asia broke, students from the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) responded as best they could, even if it was just to send expressions of concern and solidarity to their colleagues in affected areas. Our member organisation in Indonesia has been collecting money and materials, and medical students all over the world have taken part in collections organised by disaster relief organisations in their own countries. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the Indonesian project.
Algerian medical students nominated for world prize--The Algerian medical students' association, “Le Souk,” has been nominated for the prize of the president of the Republic of Tunisia for world solidarity. The prize aims to honour individuals or organisations who by their humanitarian work “have contributed to the dissemination, consolidation, and promotion of the culture, values, and concepts of entente, cooperation, and solidarity among peoples,