International Federation of Medical Students` Associations - Palestine
International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations - Palestine
CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
The first Constitutions and bylaws done
by establishers of IFMSA-PS, supervisors and officials,Jerusalem, Palestine 2005
The IFMSA-PS Constitution
1. Name / Seat
1.1. The official name of the organization isIFMSA - Palestine, (IFMSA stands for:International Federation of Medical
1.2. The official abbreviation shall be IFMSAPS
2.1. The organization is an independentassociation of medical students in
Palestine including West Bank and Gaza.
3.1. The federation pursues its aims withoutpolitical, religious, social, racial, national,
sexual or any other discrimination
3.2. The federation promotes humanitarianideals among medical students and soseeks to contribute to the creation of
responsible future physicians
4.1. The goal of the federation is to serve
society and medical students in general
and in Palestine in particular:
a. Empowering medical students in usingtheir knowledge and capacities for the
benefit of society.b. Providing a forum for medical students in
Palestine with other medical studentsthroughout the world to discuss topicsrelated to individual and communityhealth, education and science and to
formulate policies from such discussions.
c. Promoting and facilitating professionaland scientific exchanges as well asprojects and extracurricular trainings formedical students, thereby sensitizingthem to other cultures and societies and
their health problems.
IFMSA-PS Constitution and Bylaws,
d. Providing a link between medicalstudents, associations, national and
organizations, and toencourage the co-operation betweenthem for the ultimate benefit of society.e. To take part in all IFMSA activities andto represent Palestine in IFMSA activities
5.1. The Organization is composed ofmembers, hereinafter also referred to as:full members, associate members and
5.2. All medical students inside Palestine areconsidered as Associate members andthe student himself decides how much
active he wants to be in IFMSA.
5.3. All the members have the right to take partin all IFMSA-PS activities, projects and
5.4. IFMSA-PS full members are the only oneswho have the right to vote in officials`
elections and in Executive board electionsor to candidate for them and as describedin the bylaws.
5.5 Full members are members who have
signed in one of the committees and have
been active in IFMSA or IFMSA-PS, orhave been in Executive Board or asIFMSA-PS Official.5.6 Alumni members are the full memberswho have been accepted by officials andAlumni because of there great work
history in IFMSA-PS.
6. Executive Board
6.1. The organization shall be managed by theExecutive Board. The Executive Board ofthe association is composed of at leastthree persons. The full members electthem and appoint one of the ExecutiveBoard members as President, one of the
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