The first project of UMSA Startup has taken place in #MediaHub today. The hall was full of aware young people seeking changes.

Victor Trush, the president of RedMed, the author of "Million with a medical practice", and Constantine Chekmenyov, the head of MedMarketing agency, have debunked the myths about "hopelessness" of medical specialists. Goal and self-development are the most important features for a future professional!

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On October, 27 a presentation of UMSA and its work took place in Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University. During the event organizers told about the main courses of work, its goals and aims, presented the structure of UMSA, its main projects and possibilities you gain if you are a member of the organization. A lot of students attended the meeting. Most of them have already heard about the UMSA and its project "Medical Volunteer". As a result a lot of participants joined UMSA-Lviv eagerly.

UMSA-Lviv together with the organization arranges the event "World Blood Donor Day" for all the citizens! We are waiting for you in the Bohdan Khmelnytsky' Park.

Program includes:
- entertainment for children including competitions by animators "VIO";
- poetry reading by poets from different places of Ukraine;
- and many other surprises.



For the 5th year in a row, a group of enthusiastic medical students from the Faculty of Medicine of Ghent University united themselves to organise a Summer School on Health and Migration for both national and international medical students.

The deadline for application is the 1st of May 2015.

The complete organisation of this Summer School is carried by the students and supported by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and by the Headmaster of the University of Ghent.


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Another round for applications is open: Internships at the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen!

Application deadline: February 15th 2014, 23:59 GMT

Duration of the internship
Minimum 3 months. In collaboration with the WHO, we will agree on internships up to 6 months.

When do the internships start?
Up for discussion with the WHO Regional Office.

Available internships

Dear friends and colleagues!

May 2015 bring goodness, peace and prosperity to your families and our country and make all wishes come true. We are convinced that in the new 2015 you will feel care and love from your closest friends and people surrounding you! Be happy, healthy and make your wishes come true in the upcoming year! Happy New Year!

May Christmas bring peace and harmony in the nearest future. We wish you and your family health, luck, happiness, prosperity and welfare, as well as lots of love and the best mood possible. Merry Christmas!

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First medical aid supply in case of different traumas is still topical problem for today. That is why efficient work with youth particularly of school age is required. As you never know, what is going to happen tomorrow.

4th year students of Medical Faculty of Ivano-Frankivsk Medical University delivered workshop "First medical aid supply" to 1th year students.

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Volunteers of Ukrainian Youth Association of Medical Students took part in the First Military Medical exercises held October 1 in Obukhov. Studies were conducted with the support of the Presidential Administration, Kyiv Regional State Administration, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Health. Among the volunteer members UMSA were: medical students of NMU named after O.O. Bohomolets, of Kharkov and Vinnitsa medical universities. The purpose of the exercise was establishment of cooperation between voluntary organizations and government agencies in case of emergency. Rescuers, doctors, police and volunteers were rescuing victims of conditional "attack», which occurred at the Obukhov bus station in Kyiv region.

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Ukrainian students, doctors and medical interns from year 2015 will be able to practice abroad under the program of professional and academic medical exchanges SCOPE IFMSA. It is the largest exchange program for medical students, certified by International Federation of Medical Education; each year it involves more than 20 000 students from around the world.
This was made possible thanks to the successful participation of UMSA in the IFMSA General Assembly, held on August, 4-11 in the city of Taipei (Taiwan). For participation students need only a desire to improve their skills, active scientific and public position and knowledge of English.


ministryUkrainian Medical Students Association was one of the members of the Ukrainian Youth Forum, held on March, 31 by Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine. UYF members met the Minister of Youth and Sport in order to determine the future of the Forum and its cooperation with the ministry. UMSA president Garik Melkumyan was elected UYF council member.  

round-tableUkrainian Medical Students Association members have participated in a round table dedicated to "The importance of modern students societies in reforming education", which was held on March 29-30 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. UMSA was represented by secgen Eugen Nazarenko and local coordinator for Kharkiv Kate Morozova

skanirovanie0001Ukrainian Medical Students Association is hereby a new associate member of International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations. The 63 IFMSA General Assembly was held on March 3-9, 2014 in Hamammet, Tunisia.

UMSA was represented by the general secretary – Eugene Nazarenko and the VPE – Volodymyr Smolanka, who managed to cope with all the difficulties and eventually gained recognition to UMSA in IFMSA.

We hope that this huge strive will help Ukrainian medical students gain experience in more than 100 countries around the globe, as well as show our beautiful country to representatives from other countries!