Rural round-up : from Norway to Rio: three locations, three messages
John Wynn- Jones writes: I have just returned from a remarkable international symposium in Norway on the research associated with generalism in rural practice, which was hosted by the Centre for Rural Medicine at the University of Tromso. Although the term rural generalism appears to be new, it is really a reaffirmation of the fact that doctors working in rural & isolated communities are by nature generalists. Good rural doctors, who have such a wide scope of practice have to be good generalists.
WHO EMRO video on family practice
WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office has produced an advocacy video on family practice. Prof Michael Kidd, WONCA President, was invited to provide some words from WONCA for inclusion in the video
College of Family Medicine Pakistan initiates research cell.
College of Family Medicine Pakistan has initiated its research cell. The project was initiated by the board of executive directors of the CFMP. Some of these members have expertise in conducting both clinical as well as community interventional research.
Balearic Meeting of European Residents & Young GPs coming next month
The Balearic and Spanish Societies of Family and Community Medicine (Ibamfic and SemFYC) have the great honor to invite you to the IV Balearic Meeting of European Residents & Young GPs - “Connecting Doctors”, which will be held in Palma de Mallorca on October 21st and 22nd of 2016.
South Asia region president visits Maldives
Dr Garth Manning and I, were invited to visit Maldives from 20th to 22nd August 2016 by Dr Ali Shareef, the Maldives’ first Dirct Member of WONCA and also its first GP trainee
Goodfellow Gems - an educational resource for FPs
WONCA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Goodfellow Unit of the University of Auckland in New Zealand. As a result we will be promoting an educational resource "GoodFellow Gems" which are produced by the Goodfellow Unit.
EMR conference coming in March 2017.
As the President of WONCA East Mediterranean Region, it gives me great pleasure and honor to invite you to Fourth WONCA East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress which will be held during 2-4 March 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.