Resources for Family Doctors
WHO Technical Series on Safer Primary Care
The Technical Series on Safer Primary Care is a series of nine monographs, which explore the magnitude and nature of harm of each topic in the primary care setting, and provides potential solutions and practical next steps for improvement.
Launched in Rio - Rio Statement and resources
The WONCA Rio statement was launched By Professor Michael Kidd at the opening ceremony of the WONCA World conference held recently in Rio. He also launched the following items developed in the last triennium.
Goodfellow Gems - an educational resource for FPs
WONCA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Goodfellow Unit of the University of Auckland in New Zealand. As a result we will be promoting an educational resource "GoodFellow Gems" which are produced by the Goodfellow Unit.
Resources- PEARLS added this month
PEARLS are an independent product of the Cochrane primary care group and are meant for educational use and not to guide clinical care. Next month we begin a relationship with the Goodfellow Unit of the University of Auckland which will see us promote their "Goodfellow Gems" another clinical resource.
WHO document "Communicating radiation risks in paediatric imaging"
WHO has just published the document “Communicating radiation risks in paediatric imaging: Information to support health care discussions about benefit and risk”. This document is intended to be a tool for health care providers to communicate about risks associated with paediatric imaging procedures.
Michael Kidd launches 'The Universal Doctor' stories
'The Universal Doctor’ is presented an example of the power of doctors’ stories. We are seeking more stories from family doctors from around the world to contribute to a new edition on humanity, human rights and resilience.