East Asian Medical Students’ Conference 2019
The annual EAMSC (East Asian Medical Students’ Conference) took place in Thailand this year.
On the 1st day, after arriving and registration in the hotel, we were transported to Twin Tower Hotel Bangkok, where the Opening Party was held. There, we were given many kinds of Thai dish, Mask Dances, Choirs, and many more.
On the 2nd day, we transferred to Phramongkutklao Hospital to have the opening ceremony, AMSA International session, and keynote lectures about Overview of Diabetes & Obesity in Asia, and also Obesity, an Unrecognized Burden. After that, we did a hospital visit, some went to Siriraj Hospital while the others went to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. At the end of the day, we were taken to Royal Winter Festival, where we could see a lot of Thailand’s history and different kinds of Thai’s fusion and traditional food.
On the 3rd day, after the scientific paper and public poster presentation, we went to see the beautiful Grand Palace and last we went to Siam Niramit Cultural Show, where we were shown different cultures from different regions through art and dances.
On the 4th day, after the white paper and scientific poster presentation, we had a panel discussion about obesity and diabetes, where after that, we had international booth to show other delegates each country’s unique items and characteristics they wanted to highlight. Last but not least, we as teams, went traveling with our Group Moderators, where they showed us markets, malls, and how locals travel.
On the 5th day, we had our community service presentation, followed by closing ceremony. After that, we had some cultural workshop, where we were shown muay thai, thai’s traditional dresses, games, and many more. At the last event, we had our cultural night, where countries showcased each cultural dances.
“Synergizing Diversity, Thriving in Unity”