FM360 exchange hosts needed
Are you interested in hosting a young GP from overseas? The FM 360 program is looking for host practices particularly in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
This program is supported by WONCA and works thanks to the collaboration of the seven WONCA Young Doctors’ Movements.
Call for Submissions to Education for Primary Care - WONCA Edition
The journal Education for Primary Care aims to reflect the best experience, expertise and innovative ideas in the development of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing primary care education.
The journal is currently seeking submissions for a 'WONCA' special edition.
WONCA Awards 2016
WONCA awards are available to assist doctors in attending the world conference in Rio de Janeiro. The awards include the Montagut scholarships, the WONCA foundation award and the Taiwan Family Medicine research award. Find out more about these awards and how to apply.
2016 – WONCA conferences
2016 sees a another WONCA world conference, this time coming to Rio, in November. There are also several regional events and events for young doctors so why not join us at a WONCA conference this year?
Drs Ramnik and Jyoti Parekh – Lifetime Achievement Award
At the recent conference of AFPI (Academy of Family Physicians of India) Ramnik and Jyoti were awarded the first AFPI Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their enormous contribution to family medicine development in the South Asia Region
The VdGM Compass: Navigating the Sea of Soci@l Media
Our aims in creating this ePDF, through using actual case studies in peer-to-peer social media usage, were to empower family doctors, GP trainees and medical students, enabling them to make good use of social media, and to develop professional social media strategies that support the maintenance of a healthy work/life balance
Condoléances à nos collègues en France
Le président de WONCA et le président de WONCA Europe ont tous deux adressé des messages de condoléances concernant les attentats dévastateurs de Paris à nos collègues en France au nom de la famille WONCA.
WONCA condolences to French colleagues
WONCA President, Michael Kidd and WONCA Europe President, Prof Job FM Metsemakers have sent messages of condolence to our colleagues in France on behalf of the greater WONCA family.
WONCA Europe feature- Istanbul conference, awards and more
WONCA Europe region held its annual conference in Istanbul during October and as a result WONCA News for November sees a focus on WONCA Europe. Harris Lygidakis, WONCA Europe Hon Secretary, reports on the conference. "Returning from the WONCA Europe conference in Istanbul, we look back at an amazing organizational feat, led by Okay Basak, Dilek Guldal, Mehmet Ungan and Resat Dabak, which saw the participation of more than 3,600 colleagues, more than 1,000 of whom being junior doctors or trainees."
Montegut Scholars: Shastri Motilal and Patrick O'Donnell
The MGSP was established to foster international education, research and collaboration, in the specialty of family medicine. Read how the schoalrship helped Shastri Motilal from Jamaica and Patrick O'Donnell from Ireland.