Conference News and Reports
WONCA Africa Montegut Scholar reports on Rio
In 2016 the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation (ABFM-F) awarded Dr Kenneth Yakubu the 2016 Montegut Scholarship for Africa. This enabled Kenneth to attend the WONCA World conference in Rio. Kenneth writes “Through the Montegut Scholarship award for Africa, I was offered the opportunity to be part of an enriching experience, one I will remember for a very long while. Indeed, I feel blessed. Thank you, ABFM-F”. Kenneth has written an excellent report.
WP on Education- Cairns and Prague activities
Val Wass, chair of the WONCA Working Party on Education summarises the group's planned activities at the next two WONCA conferences - the world rural conference in Cairns in late April, and WONCA Europe in Prague in late June.
WONCA Prague 2017: the latest news
WONCA Europe comes to Prague from June 28 - July 1, 2017. The latest news from the Scientific Committee chair and about the exciting WONCA Europe open meeting chaired by Job Metsemakers with Han Kluge from WHO.
Why you can’t miss the 14th World Rural Health Conference
Here’s four big reasons why you should attend.
1) Networking with more than 600 delegates
2) Professional development
3) Keep up-to-date with the latest trends in international rural health
4) Hear the conference keynote speakers: including WONCA leaders Amanda Howe and Bruce Chater
Montegut Scholarships -Africa and Iberoamericana regions
The time has come to seek applications from doctors from these two regions for Montegut scholarships, allowing one doctor from each region to attend regional conferences in August. This year there will be two awards for the Africa region and one for the Iberoamericana region.
WONCA Rural Cairns early bird ending soon
WONCA Rural comes to Cairns at the end of April - please help support bursaries and don't forget, early bird registration ends soon. More on the program, and the post conference study tour to New Zealand.
WONCA EMR congress 2017 - the latest
The WONCA EMR congress comes to Abu Dhabi from 2-4 March 2017. Standard registration closes soon and speakers have now been announced to include a number of current and past WONCA leaders.