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- Emily Spry, presidentInternational Federation of Medical Students'; Associations
From 3 to 9 August, the Macedonian Medical Students'; Association is hosting the IFMSA General Assembly. Five hundred medical students from up to 90 countries will spend a week by Lake Ohrid (www.ifmsa.org/meetings).
Violence: a preventable disease?
As well as the usual wide range of activities, students will have the opportunity to learn more about this meeting';s theme-violence and health. Topics include detecting and preventing abuse in your patients, the challenges of working in conflict zones, and international efforts to reduce global violence.
“Every year violence leads to …