Conferences/Events - International

Global Health Summer School 2017 -  Innovation, Access & HealtH: Barcelona

16th - 21st July - Barcelona, Spain

Fee: €225

The course will gather key experts in the field to address the causes, contexts, and consequences of the inequitable access to medicines and what to do about it. It is aimed at students and young professionals studying and working in health-related fields to provide a broad understanding of the complex issue that is access to medicines, from drug development in university labs to prescribing a medicine, exploring the role of different actors, the impact of intellectual property, the need of political will and the genesis of advocacy and activist movements.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

More information can be found on their Website, and on their Facebook Page.


25th July - 7th August 2017, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

This course includes a mix between a scientific curriculum that introduces the students to tropical medicine and infectious diseases covering the basics and clinical aspects, and a specially tailored social program that will make you experience Egypt with all its beauty and treasures. Includes, accommodation, 2 meals a day, transportation and a social program

Fee: €420 (Registration before 15th March, €460 if register up to 15th June )

For more information, check out the website.

Social Medicine Course

January 5th - 24th 2018

Join SocMed Uganda for their 'Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness, a social medicine immersion experience in northern Uganda. This unique course incorporates innovative teaching methodologies to merge teaching of clinical tropical medicine with understanding the socioeconomic, cultural, political, and historical underpinnings of illness. Enrollment is open to health professional students from across the globe, and includes equal participation of Ugandan students. 


University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2017 in Thailand

Humanitarian Affairs UK and the United Nations Development Program ( UNDP ) are looking for 3-5 Outstanding Medical Students to attend the prestigious 8 th edition of the University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2017 from August 1 to 7 at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand.

We are looking for 1,000 competent and compassionate youth leaders representing their countries in this largest youth gathering for Emerging Young Leaders.

We are searching for in this Global Leadership Development in Social Change program :

  1. Youth Leaders that are aged 18 or above.
  2. Youth Leaders with exceptional leadership skills.
  3. Youth leaders with great knowledge on current world affairs.
  4. Most importantly, youth leaders with strong desire to build a sustainable and just world
  5. To be the Voice for the Voiceless.

Please send in your CV and your Delegate Application form by June 25

More info can be found on their Website  or email