Regional Organization Asia Pacific of the IFMSA (ROAP-IFMSA)

Association régionale d'Asie et du Pacifique des étudiants en médecine

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Mar 1966, Singapore (Singapore), within the framework of International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA), as Asian Regional Medical Student Association (ARMSA). Constitutional changes: 1970, Sydney (Australia); 1974, Malaysia. Also referred to by initials ROAP/IFMSA. No recent activity reported since 1984.


Study and promote the interests of medical student cooperation by establishing a permanent form of contact with medical student associations in Asia and the Pacific; promote activities in the field of student health and relief work, rendering help in all cases where medical students can be of assistance, and cooperating with national and international organizations in this work; promote exchange of ideas and professional exchanges of medical students among the various countries; collect and disseminate opinions and information on medical education and other medical problems.

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Undergraduate and community based medical education; public health projects; youth activities; Water Decade work; student exchange; prevention of nuclear war.


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Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 16 countries
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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Medicine
  • Social Activity
    • Professions
  • Health Care
    • Health
  • Education
    • Education
    • Students

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education



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