Medical Students Association of India (MSAI)

Organisation type: 
Professional association
Support type: 
SO non-financial
Medical student association of India is a non-government organization of, for and by medical students founded in Oct 2011. It has been registered as a society in New Delhi under the Societies Act. MSAI is India's first both nationally & internationally represented federation for medical and dental students, adopted as the 100th member nation organization (NMO) to the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) on March 6th, 2012 in Accra, Ghana. We work very closely with many of our partner universities and other organizations keeping in mind the primary objective to improve medical education within India, promoting awareness and implementation of public health issues and encouraging communication and synchrony in the global health community. It is also our mandate to be service provider for the medical students in India. The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) is a non-partisan and non-profit organization recognized as one of the oldest and largest student-run organizations in the world, representing 1.2 million medical students from 101 countries. The IFMSA is specialized in organizing worldwide professional and research exchanges for medical students. In total the IFMSA organizes more than 10.000 medical clerkships around the globe. Furthermore the IFMSA, together with its National Member Organizations carries out projects and campaigns aimed at increasing and sustaining health of the general population. The core activities of the IFMSA are focused around the areas of public health, medical education, human rights and reproductive health including HIV/AIDS.