Member Organization News
MRCGP (Int) in Pakistan
The College of Family Medicine in Pakistan, has
arranged lectures by Dr David M Chaput De Saintonge and Dr Andrew Roger Charley from the UK Prime Organisation, for our trainee MRCGP (Int) South Asia
participants. Prof Waris Qidwai and Dr Marie Andreadis of the Aga Khan University (AKU) arranged a program on the subject of Whole Person Medicine, which was highlighted by both the speakers and appreciated very much by the participants.
Family medicine in Ghana
Family doctors in Ghana celebrated World Family Doctor Day with a publication in a leading newspaper
which gives all of us some interesting background to family medicine in Ghana.
Pakistan: speeches on Family Doctor Day
The biggest gathering of family doctors was held at Najmuddin Auditorium, in Karachi and the chief guest speaker was the Honorable Sardar Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of Hilton Pharma (Pvt.) Ltd. Also speaking was Dr Aziz Khan Tank, Secretary General, of the College of Family Medicine Pakistan. Their speeches are featured here.
Great East Japan earthquake - fourth report
This report is a summary of the records of how the
Japan Primary Care Association (JPCA) has responded to the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) and subsequent disaster so far, following our previous three reports.
ICPC meeting In Egypt
On Thursday, January 12, 2012, the Wonca Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR) president, Prof Nabil Kurashi, and general secretary, Dr Oraib Alsmadi, in collaboration with Dr Taghreed Farahat, the president of Egyptian Society of Family Medicine; conducted a meeting in Cairo on the ICPC concept, structure and use in primary health care.
Uruguay SUMEFAC Forms
The international success of Uruguay in South Africa (playing soccer football) was a mixture of good players and team work. In my opinion the team work was essential. Indeed working together is essential and more important than winning.