Call for Article submissions to the MSI 41

  1. Background: The Medical Student International (MSI) is a biannual magazine that focuses on global health perspectives brought by medical students worldwide. It is published at each General Assembly (March Meeting and August Meeting).

  2. Call For Articles and Submissions is open :

    • March Meeting 2020 Theme Articles “The role of Primary Healthcare in achieving Universal Health Coverage” (max 1500 words)

    • Short Articles related to Standing Committee sections (max 500 words)

    • Photography or Infographics

    • Poetry and short stories

  1. Deadline : January 23, 2020 @ 23:59 GMT.

  2. Subject Code : [MSI41]

  3. Send to: publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com

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Dear IFMSA member

The call for our Medical Student International (MSI) 41 is now open for submissions!

 

The Medical Student International (MSI) is a biannual magazine that focuses on global health perspectives brought by medical students worldwide. It is published at each General Assembly (March Meeting and August Meeting). The thematic section of each MSI aligns with one of its respective meetings, as decided by the Federation. Additionally, the magazine features articles from medical students on their perspectives and activities related to our standing committees.

 

IFMSA is working to enhance the MSI and to make it an interactive, engaging and inspiring magazine. MSI is an open space for medical students around the world to communicate their projects, ideas, and initiatives that’s why we are also opening a Call for Photography and Contribution for Prose and Poetry, including short articles, short stories, experience, and poems… Selected articles will be either published on our Magazine “MSI41” or as featured articles on our blog section (www.ifmsa.org)

 

For the previous editions of the Medical Students’ International (MSI), visit our Library.

The call is open for :

  • March Meeting 2020 Theme Articles “The role of Primary Healthcare in achieving Universal Health Coverage” (max 1500 words)

  • Short Articles related to Standing Committee sections (max 500 words)

  • Photography or Infographics

  • Poetry and short stories

 

When submitting a submission, please make sure to review the following checklist:

  • For Articles & Text-based content :

    • Your Contribution in Word or Google docs format (please don’t insert the images into the document, but attach them to the email).

    • Author’s full name, NMO, and University (please note that an article cannot have more than two authors)

    • Author’s headshot in high resolution (300 dpi or larger) .jpeg or .png formats

    • Any relevant pictures (maximum 3 per article) in high resolution (300 dpi or larger) .jpeg or .png formats

    • References

    • Please stick to the word limits mentioned above. Otherwise, your article may be rejected or edited by our team.

 

  • For Visual content :

    • Please upload a high resolution (300 dpi or larger) .jpeg or .png formats

    • In case you’re proposing an illustration, please upload your .eps

    • Please send a Caption of the photos and illustrations.

 

Your Contributions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please do not wait for the very last minute to submit them. Deadline for submission: January 23, 2020 @ 23:59 GMT.

 

All elements must be sent to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com (Please don’t forget to add [MSI41] in the subject of the e-mail)

 

Submission agreements: By Sending your submission you agree on the following points.

  • By filling in this form, you may willingly provide your personal information (Name, Email, University) to IFMSA.
    • If your submission is accepted, your personal data will be shared on MSI41 Magazine and Published with your contribution on our website “www.ifmsa.org
    • The use of the information provided in the form will be in line with the objectives of editing and publishing MSI41.
    • The personal data provided will be stored until the 30th of September 2020 on our E-mails and Drive and will only be available on the published Magazine after this date.
    • If you want us to remove your personal data before, you can request that by sending an email to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com. The personal data will be accessible by the IFMSA Team of Officials and the Public Relations Team Including MSI Designers and Editors. If you would like to know more about how we manage your data, please visit ifmsa.org/privacy.
  • Submitting Articles or Visual Content does not guarantee that the submissions and attached material will be accepted or published.
  • To widen MSI Reach some accepted articles will only be published in the blog section of ifmsa.org
  • Your submission will be screened to ensure that it meets minimum inclusion criteria. If it does, it may be reviewed by editors revising content to enhance its relevance, consistency, usability or to conform with IFMSA Publications standards;
  • IFMSA will not be held liable for any breach of copyright laws and the sender will be held responsible. When you submit any text or pictures, we will assume that you are the author and sole owner of the submitted material. We will also assume that you are giving MSI and IFMSA permission to use them for the purpose of publication and representation toward external partners.

 

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Call for Article submissions to the MSI 40

  1. Background: Call for Article submissions to the MSI 40.

  2. Important Information

    1. Sections: There will be 8 sections (Theme, RCA and 6 Standing Committee Sections)

    2. Theme of GA: “Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Health Care”

    3. Word Limit: 1500 words for Theme and 750 words for SC sections. Longer articles will not be accepted.

    4. Checklist: your submission needs to conform to the checklist contained in this email

    5. Rules of submission: to send to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com with the proper coding and name of article.

  3. Submission Agreement: read and ensure that your submissions conform to it.

  4. Deadline: 1st June 2019, 23:59 PST

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Dear IFMSA members,

We hope that you are doing fine. With this email we would like to open the call for Article submissions to the Medical Students International Edition 40 (MSI 40). Please find the information below:

  1. Background: MSI is IFMSA’s biannual magazine, which focuses on global health perspective brought by medical students worldwide. It is published both in print and online, in relations to March and August General Assemblies, and each edition has a specific theme. Previous issues are available here.

  2. Content: the call will be open for all sections of the magazine, namely:

    1. August Meeting 2019 Theme: “Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Health Care” (max. 1500 words)

    2. Rex Crossley Awards Articles (to be selected by VPA in a separate call)

    3. Six Standing Committee sections (max 750 words)

      1. Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME)

      2. Standing Committee on Professional Exchange (SCOPE)

      3. Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH)

      4. Standing Committee on Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights incl. HIV&AIDS (SCORA)

      5. Standing Committee on Research Exchange (SCORE)

      6. Standing Committee on Human Rights & Peace (SCORP)

  3. Checklist: When submitting an article, please make sure to review the following checklist:

    1. Format & Length: Your article in Word or Google docs format. Please do not send in articles in PDF format. Please do not exceed the word limit.

    2. Image Quality: Images should be of high resolution (at least 300 dpi), in JPEG or PNG formats. Please do not insert images into the article files, but attach them separately to your email. You can send up to 3 images (excluding authors’ pictures)

    3. Data: Author’s full name and Local Committee. [max. 5 authors]

    4. Photo: Author’s head shot in high resolution (at least 300 dpi) and in JPEG or PNG formats. Up to 2 pictures of the main authors.

    5. References (if applicable): should respect the Vancouver style

  4. Deadline: 1st June 2019, 23.59 PST

  5. To Remember:

    1. Destination: send to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com

    2. Subject Line: Add [MSI40] and [section name] depending on the section you would like it to be published under, followed by your full article name. You do not need to write anything else other than those things. Full list of section names:

      1. [Theme]

      2. [SCOME]

      3. [SCOPE]

      4. [SCOPH]

      5. [SCORA]

      6. [SCORE]

      7. [SCORP]

  6. Submissions Agreement:

    1. Submission does not guarantee that the articles and attached material will be accepted or published;

    2. Your submission will be screened to ensure that it meets minimum inclusion criteria. If it does, it may be reviewed by editors revising content to enhance its relevance, consistency, usability or to conform with IFMSA Publications standards;

    3. If your submission has more than one author, names of all co-authors will be featured in the magazine. However, only the headshots of the first two authors will be featured in the magazine due to space and layout limitations. Please take that into consideration and list authors in the order you’d like them to be featured in. A maximum of 5 authors is accepted;

    4. Write your references in Vancouver Style;

    5. Bear in mind the word limit of the article;

    6. IFMSA and IFMSA-Pakistan will not be held liable for any breach of copyright laws and the sender will be held responsible. When you submit any text or pictures, we will assume that you are the author and sole owner of the submitted material. We will also assume that you are giving MSI, IFMSA and IFMSA-Pakistan permission to use them for the purpose of publication and representation toward external partners.

    7. DISCLAIMER:

      By sending your submission, you may willingly providing your personal information (Name, LC, email, photography) to IFMSA and IFMSA-Pakistan. This information is only there to allow us to carry out the selection process and to publish the article in our outlets, and will not be used for any other purposes. The personal data provided will be stored until 30th October 2021, or anonymised in case of further storage. Your name and country will still be featured in the publication which is published online and shared with members. If you want us to remove your personal data before, you can request that by sending an email to publications.ifmsapakisatan@gmail.com. The personal data will be accessible by the IFMSA and IFMSA-Pakistan Teams of Officials and will be shared publicly through our magazine. The selected articles will be announced and featured in the related documents and emails. Not providing this information means your submission cannot be considered. If you would like to know more about how we manage your data, please visit ifmsa.org/privacy.

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question.

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