One year of Occupational Health
A little over one year ago, WONCA News began a regular feature on the subject of Occupational Health including useful resources for clinical practice. Peter Buijs (right) & Frank van Dijk (left) are the promotors and main authors. Here we review the items published so far.
World Book of Family Medicine -European Edition 2015
On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of WONCA Europe, WONCA Europe's Executive Board presents a gift to all general practitioners and family physicians all over the world: The World Book of Family Medicine!
Chloé Perdrix writes: the final leg of a journey
Chloé Perdrix is a young French GP who has taken a sabbatical year travelling around Asia. In order to stay in touch with the medical network, she has tried to meet general practitioners during this journey. This is her final article - Primary care in Mongolia and Russia and reflections about my future in Family medicine.
Feature: How students can change realities?
I am a medical student and like most students I have had a lot of concerns.
In 2010 in my first year at the Medical School I was disappointed. The University was not exactly what I expected ...
WONCA endorses Social Justice Position Statement
The WONCA Executive Committee has endorsed and supported the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Social Justice Position Statement and the call for a FAIR DEAL for "Mind Matters Day" on September 4.
Occupational Health - China and Thailand
WONCA News has begun a regular feature on the subject of Occupational Health. Peter Buijs & Frank van Dijk are the promotors and main authors. IIn this edition, they tell about two good practices, where PHC is paying more attention to work issues, coming from two newly industrialized countries: China and Thailand.
WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice feature
This month we make a special rural feature in WONCA News. In April, the WONCA world rural health conference was held in Dubrovnik and our very active WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice formally met. The WWPRP is chaired by Dr John Wynn-Jones of Wales and he and Dr Jo Scott-Jones of New Zealand have fueled such a wave of enthusiasm from working party members that we have decided to make a special rural feature in this month's WONCA News.
Reports from World Family Doctor Day
This year World Family Doctor day (FDD) has been celebrated by more people in more countries. We have been overwhelmed by the number of activities notified. This year we have chosen to feature celebrations from Nepal, as despite the very recent devastation of their country by two earthquakes, the general practitioners of Nepal made a celebration of World Family Doctor day and used it to pay tribute to the victims of the recent tragedy.