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On the 5th of June 2020, BeMSA hosted its #SunnySocks4Docs campaign once more. We encouraged doctors and healthcare workers to wear their most colourful socks in order to raise awareness about mental health issues that many healthcare workers are facing in Belgium, especially in these difficult times. Participants were requested to take a picture of […]

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#Make Kindness Go Viral!

Restrictions, strict measures, quarantine, insecurity, fear, and panic. Extensive media coverage with potential misinformation. Opinions without scientific evidence indiscriminately being shared via the internet. Constant reminders about what is happening. A bizarre situation where the future of healthcare, our jobs, and the economy is unpredictable and obscure. Nowadays this is the situation for many of […]

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{:en} Nederlands versie / version française Friday the 7th of June is #SunnySocks4Docs! On this day, we encourage doctors and healthcare workers to wear different colourful socks in order to raise awareness about mental health issues that many healthcare workers are facing in Belgium. Participants are requested to take a picture of their socks at […]

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First BeMSA National General Assembly ’18-’19

Between the 5th and 7th of October 2018, BeMSA hosted its first National General Assembly (NGA) of the term 2018-2019 in Zedelgem, close to Bruges, Belgium. The weekend started on Friday (5/10) night, where the new BeMSA Team of Official members and Local Committee representatives gathered for the first Team of Officials Meeting (TOM) of […]

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The International IFMSA Experience by An Goethals

Let’s get lost, I know the way! “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”, Einstein once said. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination, however, will take you anywhere! Imagine being part of a group, a delegation, consisting of all new, inspiring, sweet and enthusiastic compatriots. Imagine a trip across […]

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51st session Commission on Population and Development of the United Nations (UN)

Today, 12/04/2018, BeMSA’s National President, Yasnaïa Bruneel, represented the entire International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations at the 51st session Commission on Population and Development of the United Nations (UN) in New York. As part of a 4 person delegation, she had the opportunity to give a speech presenting our views on migration, sustainable cities and mobility. You may find […]

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Pre-Exchange Training 2018

On 31/03/2018, SCOPE and SCORE held this year’s Pre-Exchange Training (PET) at the KU Leuven University Gasthuisberg campus. Over 100 medical and biomedical students from all over Belgium had the opportunity not only to learn new skills, but also form relationships with representatives of 7 Flemish and Wallonian universities. The aim of the event was to […]

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The Stigma Challenge 2018

The Stigma Challenge Every year on December 1, the world celebrates  World Aids Day. Unfortunately, this day goes unnoticed to many. Therefore, the Standing Committee On Reproductive Health and AIDS (SCORA) has begun organising ‘ The Stigma Challenge’. The purpose of this action is to break taboo and stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS. The stigma that patients with HIV carry along […]

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The Stigma Challenge – GoFundMe

GoFundMe In a few weeks’ time, BeMSA will launch another edition of The Stigma Challenge! Topics such as sex, sexually transmitted diseases, birth control and enjoyment of sex seem to be becoming more and more accessible for discussion. However, we still have a long way to go. Therefore, The Belgian Medical Student’s Association brings these […]

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