Member Organization News
STFM Foundation International Scholarship
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Foundation supports the sharing of expertise among those who want to advance the family medicine model throughout the world. One scholarship recipient is selected each year and receives funding to attend the STFM Annual Spring Conference.
Euripa rural health forum coming in Marseille
The 6th Euripa Rural Health Forum, to be held in Marseille 23-24 September 2016, will address the full scope of research and educational questions facing rural family doctors of all ages, through presentations, workshops, and poster sessions.
Sri Lanka award to family physician inventor
Dr Sanath Hettige has won the first prize for the best medical invention (2013), for his invention of papaya leaf syrup, tablets and capsules for the treatment of dengue fever and other medical conditions.
College of Family Medicine Pakistan inaugurates Course for Diabetes
The College of Family Medicine Pakistan inaugurated a Certificate Course for Diabetes Management for Family Physicians, on 10th April 2016. The Course is aptly titled, “Fighting diabetes: educate 2 health.” The title is chosen in line with the WHO slogan 2016: "Beat the diabetes."
Bangladesh Academy of Family Physicians report
The Bangladesh Academy of Family Physicians reports on recent activities including the annual conference, the WONCA South Asia Region conference held recently in Colombo, the Academy CME programs, the family medicine diploma course and finally the coming WONCA world conference in Rio.