WICC report 2015-16
WICC is the WONCA International Classification Committee, the oldest working committee of WONCA. The WICC currently has 45 members from 29 countries. "A classification is much more than the annoying outflow of bureaucrats. Instead it is a tool to separate the fuzzy world into disjunctive categories in order to make it countable and statistically describable."
Fragmentos de política desde Canadá – defendiendo una Medicina de Familia internacional
Este mes, el artículo de Fragmentos de Política recibe nuestra primera “invitada externa” y ha sido escrito por parte de la profesora Katherine Rouleau del Centro Besrour. La presentación de la profesora Rouleau nos muestra como una organización miembro puede intentar influir sobre el Gobierno a través de la promoción de una consulta oficial.
Policy bite from Canada : Advocating for Family Medicine internationally.
This month’s Policy Bite is our first ‘external invite’ and has been written by Professor Katherine Rouleau of the Besrour Centre, which is linked with our WONCA Member Organization - the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Prof Rouleau’s submission shows how a member organization can try to impact on government through participating in an official consultation.
Anna Stavdal's vision for WONCA Europe
Anna Stavdal of Norway is the new president of WONCA Europe. She outlines her plans for the region for the coming two years. - To provide our populations with primary medical care of high quality, we need to be recognized by colleagues and politicians as key players of the primary care team.
WONCA Europe Prague 2017 - Abstracts deadline closing
WONCA Europe's conference will be held in Prague from June 28 to July 1, 2017. Due to a high level of interest from participants, we are pleased to announce that the abstract submission deadline has been extended to January 15, 2017.
SIG on NCDs reports on Rio
The new WONCA Special Interest Group (SIG) on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) has participated in the 2016 Conference in Rio de Janeiro with different activities. Convenor, Dr Domingo Orozco-Beltran reports.
WHO Technical Series on Safer Primary Care
The Technical Series on Safer Primary Care is a series of nine monographs, which explore the magnitude and nature of harm of each topic in the primary care setting, and provides potential solutions and practical next steps for improvement.
WONCA Working Party for Mental Health Activity Plan 2016-18
The aim of the working party is to enhance global equity of access to high quality primary mental health care. Our objectives are to improve internal structures, offer mental health guidance for WONCA members and provide global leadership on primary mental health care. Here are the activities planned for the next two years.
Mental Health Matters - news after Rio
Prof Chris Dowrick the new chair of the WONCA Working Party on Mental Health (WWPMH) intends a regular series of bulletins to keep you all in touch with latest developments and activities for our Working Party. Here is news following on from Rio.