Rio - Meetings, Social events, Program
This page summarises important meetings and details particularly for Council delegates and members of WONCA Working Parties or Special Interest Groups. Also includes links to the preliminary program and social event summary.
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.
Gabby Ivbijaro writes in Huffington Post about FGM
Well known WONCA identity and past chair of the Working Party on Mental Health, Prof Gabriel Ivbijaro MBE is now President of the World Federation for Mental Health, and has a new blog in the Huffington Post. His latest is reproduced here courtesy of the Huffington Post.
Karen Flegg - A very Danish practice experience.
WONCA editor, Karen Flegg, writes: The recent WONCA Europe conference provided an opportunity for attendees to undertake a visit to the practice of Danish colleagues. I was welcomed by Dr Gobind Kalsi and Dr Kristian Müller at their practice in Vesterbro, Copenhagen.
World Mental Health Day (October 10) educational material
World Mental Health Day (10 October) is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. Professor Gabriel Ivbijaro current
President WFMH (World Federation for Mental Health) encourages us all to promote the day.
World Family Doctor Day 2016 celebrated worldwide
This year as always it seems World Family Doctor Day has grown in popularity. The theme of smoking cessation was taken up with enthusiasm as evidenced by some of the posters produced. Our feature is on the videos produced by WONCA’s young doctors’ movements
World Family Doctor Day comes on May 19
World Family Doctor Day is fast approaching. What is your WONCA Member Organization doing on May 19?
We already have some proposals for the day from Portugal, the Caribbean (Trinidad and Tobago), and Bangladesh.
World Mental Health Day 2016 theme
The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) announces the theme for World Mental Health Day coming on October 10, 2016: "Dignity in Mental Health - Psychological & Mental Health First Aid for All"