Menu Close

Medicine in Silence


IFMSA Mexico

General Description

The activity consists on several sessions in which the students will learn about the special needs of deaf people, through learning LSM (Lengua de señas mexicana), public health problems and doctor-patient relationship.

Area of Activity

Patients’ Rights and Patient-Centred Medicine


To inform about healthy lifestyle and disease prevention to deaf people through and interpreter

To sensitize medical students about the needs and disadvantage position of deaf patients in comparison to non deaf patients and the differences in health acces

To educate medical student in doctor-patient relationship and atention to specific health issues for deaf people.

Time frame of the Activity

Not mentioned.




Not specified.


Not enrolled in any IFMSA Program.


Alan Leija – [email protected], [email protected]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *