Announcements and Updates
World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2012
World Mental Health Day was initiated by the World Federation for Mental Health in 1992. The main theme for the 20th anniversary of World Mental Health Day is depression.
Doctors' health and wellbeing stories
Prof Amanda Howe seeks doctors' health and wellbeing stories for Prague 2013. A discussion area has been set up to post your story in the WONCA forum - please register and login to the WONCA forum via the WONCA homepage.
WONCA world conference Prague 2013 latest newsletter
The conference organising committee for Prague met in Vienna last week and plans for next year’s world conference are well underway. Newsletter number 3 contains a draft program, registration fee details, key note speaker names, messages from Professors Amanda Howe and Igor Švab, and many ideas for sightseeing in and around the Czech capital.
WONCA announces new CEO to commence in October 2012
The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) is pleased to announce Dr Garth Manning FRCGP FCGP[SL](Hon), as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Manning was selected after an extensive global search that followed the announcement by current CEO, Dr Alfred Loh, of his plan to retire.
Journal Alerts in 2012
Please Note: the Journal Alerts service will not be resuming in 2012 but from Feb 2012 we will have a new, more vibrant site with new content and features available for the GFD readership. We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks for all the dedication and work that the Editing Team has put in for all these years.