National General Assembly (NGA)

BACKGROUND

  • National General Assembly is an event that is organized to break the barriers between the provinces. It provides a platform for students from different medical institutions to interact with one another. IFMSA-Pakistan has successfully conducted three National General Assemblies.
  • The First National General Assembly was held at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore in 2015.
  • The Second NGA took place at King Edward Medical University, Lahore in 2016.
  • The Third NGA was conducted at University College of Medicine And Dentistry, Lahore.
  • The fourth NGA took place at Lahore Medical and Dental College in APRIL, 2018.

INTRODUCTION

IFMSA-Pakistan holds annual meeting ‘National General Assembly’ (NGA) each spring season. Around 300 participants from different medical institutes of Pakistan attend the assembly. The meeting comprises of a 2 day pre-NGA session, in which interactive workshops related to medical education, basic surgical skills, project development, career counseling and research are conducted by scholarly individuals. The next three days is the “NGA”.

PURPOSE OF NGA

The purpose of NGA is to provide the members of IFMSA with an opportunity to interact in an amicable manner. To present the various projects conducted by their respective Local councils over the year. Sessions conducted at the NGA play a pivotal role in harnessing IFMSA members regarding every aspect of social as well as medical life. As a whole NGA is a fruitful event which enables the participants to get more involved in IFMSA.

NGA SESSIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Opening and Closing Ceremony
  • Training Sessions
  • Plenary Sessions
  • President’s Sessions
  • Standing Committee Sessions
  • Project Fair & Presentations
  • Theme Events
  • Social Programs

TRAINING SESSIONS AT NGA

  • Public Mental Health
  • Presentation Skills & Effective Feedback
  • Research Methodology
  • Writing and Design
  • Community Empowerment
  • LC Development
  • Human Rights & Ethnics
  • Project Development & Program Incorporation

THEME EVENTS

  • Social Dinner
  • Color Day
  • Cultural Night

TRAININGS

  • TNT
  • TMET
  • PHLT