World Healthcare Students' Symposium 2017 (WHSS)

With the support of the University of Rwanda, the Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students' Association (RPSA), IPSF member, is the proud host of the 7th World Healthcare Students Symposium that will be held in the capital city, Kigali. The main topic is "Towards the SDGs Agenda 2030: The role of a multidisciplinary approach in healthcare."
23 - 27 Nov 2017
Kigali, Rwanda

The World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) is the world’s biggest student conference. It is a biennial global multidisciplinary summit that brings together healthcare students and healthcare professionals to learn, discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers and renowned global health leaders through scientific, educational and cultural programs of this five-day long event. WHSS also provides a unique platform for delegates to debate, build long lasting networks and friendships and develop collaborative and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. With around 3000 delegates expected to participate in the World Healthcare Students Symposium 2017, it will be the largest global gathering for healthcare students in history.

WHSS is jointly organized by partner organizations:

  • European Confederation for Physical Therapy Students (ECPTS)
  • European Dental Students’ Association (EDSA)
  • European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA)
  • European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA)
  • International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA)
  • International Association of Dental Students (IADS)
  • International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA)
  • International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF)
WHSS 2017