WONCA and WHO News
Donald Li talks on China's health reform
Dr Donald Li, WONCA Executive member-at-large, was invited by World Health Organization and World Bank to participate in a meeting to discuss about China's Healthcare reform.
From the President: Innovation in family medicine
As family doctors we are also innovative thinkers, and, like Prince Henry, we have the ability to change the world through our work and our influence. Over the past month I have had the opportunity to visit family doctors in Portugal and also in Ireland ...
WONCA at the World Health Assembly 2014
The 67th World Health Assembly took place in the Palais des Nations, Geneva the week beginning 19th May 2014, fittingly also World Family Doctor Day! Over the course of the 19th and 20th May WONCA's delegation participated in over a dozen meetings with WHO staff and other non-governmental organisation
WONCA EMR meeting report
WONCA East Mediterranean Region had an important meeting with WHO EMRO in January 2014,
mhGAP - a WHO mental health resource
The mhGAP Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG), developed based on WHO recommendations, contains clinical protocols for management of priority conditions by non-specialist health care providers.
Latest on WONCA and the WHO
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Executive Board meeting which takes place every January and World Health Assembly in May in Geneva stand out as crucial events during the course of the year to mark the agenda for future WHO activities and bring together representatives from the 194 member states’ ministries of health as well as other stakeholders. WONCA as a non-governmental organisation in official relations with the WHO is invited to participate.
WONCA adds name to family violence statement
At the recent WHO executive board (EB) meeting in Geneva, WONCA was represented by President Michael Kidd, President Elect, Amanda Howe, and WONCA -WHO Liaison, Lusia Pettigrew. They added WONCA's name to a statement being made to the WHO EB - on family violence.