Working Party News
Rural Practice Rendez-Vous 2012 keynote speaker
Rendez-Vous 2012 co-chairs, Sue Berry and Kaat De Backer welcome the recent news that Dr Timothy G Evans has graciously accepted the invitation as key note speaker at our upcoming conference. His inspirational delivery will open the conference and be sure to stimulate thoughts and generate discussions throughout the days.
SIG Environment becomes a Working Party
The Wonca Special Interest Group (SIG) Environment continues to be active. We submitted documents noting our high level of activity, to the Core Executive Meeting, which was held in Warsaw, Poland, on September 6, 2011, with a proposal to upgrade the SIG Environment to the status of a Wonca Working Party.
Rural Rendez-Vous 2012 Call For Abstracts
In October 2012, Northern Ontario will provide the setting for a joint-world conference that will inspire health professionals, educators, students, and researchers from around the globe.
Dr Gabriel Ivbijaro Awarded MBE
Chair of the Wonca Working Party on Mental Health, Dr Gabby Ivbijaro, has been awarded a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll.
Women in Cebu
Professor Amanda Barnard chair of the WONCA Working Party on Women in Family medicine (WWPWFM) reports on activities at the recent Asia Pacific regional conference, in Cebu.