Incoming Asia Pacific Region President: Prof Meng-Chih Lee
In his new capacity as the President for WONCA Asia Pacific Region, Prof Meng-Chih Lee, coupled with his Asia Pacific council members and World WONCA, would like to strengthen Rajakumar Movement, continue to support Taiwan Family Medicine Research Award, try to invite the non-member countries in Asia Pacific region to join in WONCA , and to maintain good partnership with WHO Western Pacific Region.
Del Presidente: últimas palabras
Estas son las últimas palabras que os dedico como Presidente de WONCA y es por eso que me gustaría compartir con vosotros algunas reflexiones acerca de la gran cantidad de trabajo que WONCA lleva a cabo y sobre la dedicación de todos los profesionales de la Medicina de Familia en todo el mundo.
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