EJGP now open access
Some readers will have noticed that since 1 January of this year, the European Journal of General Practice has ‘open access’ for all its readers. ‘Open access’ means that you not only can download the abstract but also the full-text version of all articles published in this journal.
WONCA EMR congress 2017 - the latest
The WONCA EMR congress comes to Abu Dhabi from 2-4 March 2017. Standard registration closes soon and speakers have now been announced to include a number of current and past WONCA leaders.
WONCA EMR conference in Abu Dhabi - March 2-4
As the President of WONCA EMR Organization, it gives me great pleasure and honor to invite you to the 4th WONCA East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress which will be held from 2-4 March 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Vasco da Gama presidential handover - Reflections
Peter Sloane writes - Having had the huge privilege to serve as President of the Vasco da Gama Movement for two and a half years, it gives me a deep sense of pride to look back on what was an extremely challenging and exciting period, but ultimately one which proved to be tremendously rewarding, engaging, stimulating and invigorating. A time I will never forget.
Anna Stavdal's vision for WONCA Europe
Anna Stavdal of Norway is the new president of WONCA Europe. She outlines her plans for the region for the coming two years. - To provide our populations with primary medical care of high quality, we need to be recognized by colleagues and politicians as key players of the primary care team.
WONCA Europe Prague 2017 - Abstracts deadline closing
WONCA Europe's conference will be held in Prague from June 28 to July 1, 2017. Due to a high level of interest from participants, we are pleased to announce that the abstract submission deadline has been extended to January 15, 2017.
Job Metsemakers: From Prague 2013 to Rio 2016 to …
Job Metsemakers reflects: It was not a surprise that I left Prague in 2013 as President of WONCA Europe. But I also left Prague as an Executive Board member of WONCA World, and as Chair of the WONCA Membership Committee. With Rio fast approaching it is a good opportunity to reflect on my three and a half years as a WONCA Europe President.
Incoming Asia Pacific Region President: Prof Meng-Chih Lee
In his new capacity as the President for WONCA Asia Pacific Region, Prof Meng-Chih Lee, coupled with his Asia Pacific council members and World WONCA, would like to strengthen Rajakumar Movement, continue to support Taiwan Family Medicine Research Award, try to invite the non-member countries in Asia Pacific region to join in WONCA , and to maintain good partnership with WHO Western Pacific Region.
WHO EMRO video on family practice
WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office has produced an advocacy video on family practice. Prof Michael Kidd, WONCA President, was invited to provide some words from WONCA for inclusion in the video
South Asia region president visits Maldives
Dr Garth Manning and I, were invited to visit Maldives from 20th to 22nd August 2016 by Dr Ali Shareef, the Maldives’ first Dirct Member of WONCA and also its first GP trainee