Application form for Students for Global Health Cambridge
Exciting news! Students for Global Health Cambridge is looking for new members!
SfGH-UK is a student network and registered charity which aims to tackle global and local health inequalities through education, advocacy and community action. We are part of an international network of 1.4 million students over 125 countries worldwide, the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA)! We believe in 'a fair and just world in which equity in health is a reality for all.'
Currently we have six projects running: the Cambridge WHO Simulation Subcommittee, the Cambridge Global Health Lecture Series Subcommittee, an Awareness Subcommittee, an Exchanges Subcommittee, an Sexual and Reproductive Health Subcommittee and an Access to Medicines Subcommittee. You can find more information about these subcommittees on our websites:
We are currently specifically looking for a Secretary to serve on our Executive Committee, and for members of the WHO simulation organising committee. However, if you have an interest in one of our other Subcommittees you are still more than welcome to apply.
- Preparing the agenda and minutes for Executive Board meetings, General Meetings and Annual meetings. The minutes have to be sent within a period of a week after the relevant meeting to the Executive Board respectively the eligible members;
- Maintaining a directory of all subcommittees and SfGH-Cambridge Members;
- Keeping a register of the alumni of SfGH-Cambridge and ensuring contact with alumni;
- Preparation of the secretarial annual report;
- Managing the mailing list
- Ensures weekly actions are completed by other members of the executive committee
- The secretary is required to attend executive committee meetings at 9am every Sunday of term time, followed by our general meetings at 10am.
- Time commitment will be around 4 hours a week (including meeting times)
2. WHO simulation organising committee
Model WHO conferences are educational simulations in which students and young professionals recreate the process of the annual World Health Assembly as held in the WHO Geneva Headquarters. The focus lies in addressing global health issues at the local, national, and international levels. The theme this year is going to be 'Technology and Healthcare'
- All members of the WHO simulation committee are expected to attend meetings every Sunday at 10am-11:30/12
- Time commitment varies between 3-6 hours a week
- All members must be available to go to the conference, which will be held one weekend in September 2020.
A. Ticketing and Delegate officer
- Organises ticket sales for the event
- Organises registration booklet and pack
- Communicates with delegates regarding plans for the conference
- Coordinates with the treasurer to manage costs relating to delegates
B. Logistics officer
- Organises and liases with venue
- Finds accommodation for speakers
- Organises catering
If you have any questions you can email us at
or message us on facebook (@sfghcambridge).
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Subject + year of study
Which committee position are you applying for?
Secretary (Executive Committee)
WHO simulation committee Ticket and Delegate Officer
WHO simulation committee Logistics Officer
Do you have interest in being on one of our other committees? If so, please state
Cambridge Global Health Lecture Series Subcommittee
Sexual and Reproductive Health Subcommittee
Access to Medicines Subcommittee
Why are you applying for this role?
Do you have any relevant experience? If so, please describe.
Do you have any ideas that you could bring to the role?
Are you available on Sunday mornings? (9am onwards for executive committee, 10am onwards for WHO sim)
I agree to the collection of my data (will be deleted after successful candidates are chosen)
No (your application will not be processed)
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