Working Party News
Rural Round-up: Island hopping in the Atlantic
Dr Noreen Lineen-Curtis, a general practitioner from Achill, County Mayo, Ireland says that life as a rural GP on the West coast of Ireland is never, ever dull. Read on to find out why ..
A rural doctor’s earthquake experience
This is the story of a doctor’s experience in the worst case disaster situation, it is a story unsung bravery and of the courage staff at Jiri Hospital, Nepal, displayed during and after the disaster - Dr Roshan Khatri, Medical Superintendent at Jiri Hospital, Dolakha district east of Kathmandu writes.
WONCA Working Party on Mental Health meet in Lille
From 28th-30th April, a conference took place in Lille, France, under the title “Mental Health for all: connecting people and sharing experience”. The WONCA Working Party on Mental Health took advantage of the presence of WWPMH members for a meeting.
WONCA Working Party on eHealth – new name, new plans
The WONCA Working Party on Informatics has changed its name to WONCA Working Party on eHealth (WWPEH). The new name reflects the wider scope of electronic tools, services and electronic health record functionalities.
WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice report on Dubrovnik
The WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice met over two days before the beginning of the WONCA World Rural Health Conference in Dubrovnik in April 2015. People from all over the world, movers and shakers in rural health education, research and in health service provision, many jobbing doctors, trainees and students took part in two meetings
Rural round-up: Are you a rural hero?
Elsewhere we report on the launch of the Rural Heroes Project in April, in Dubrovnik. Are you a rural hero too?? ... take the Rural Health Hero test designed by Jo Scott-Jones of New Zealand.
Rural Heroes project launched in Dubrovnik
At the WONCA World Rural Health Conference in Dubrovnik we made the first presentations of stories of some of your rural heroes. Two of those stories are shared this month in WONCA News - Dr Andrija Štampar and Dr John MacLeod.
Rural Round-up: networking with rural colleagues around the world
The Working Party on Rural Practice as part of the WONCA Family provides support and adds an influential voice at international policy tables to further the needs of our communities.
If the idea of being “linked in” to rural colleagues around the globe appeal read more.