Working Party News
Rural Heroes Project 2015
The WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice Rural Heroes Project invites WONCA Member Organizations to celebrate the life and work of a rural doctor from their country who has inspired others, and led the way in family medicine for rural communities.
Rural round-up: Dubrovnik - a temptation now and in history
Tanja Pekez- Pavlisko is this month's author of rural round-up. Tanja is president of the Organising Committee of the coming WONCA World Rural Health conference being held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in April. Here she reflects on the rich history of Dubrovnik and medicine.
Pacific Rim Indigenous doctors meet in Taiwan
WONCA President Prof Michael Kidd sent a video address to PRIDoC 2014 (Pacific Rim Indigenous Doctors conference) held in Hualien, Taiwan. Prof Kidd talk about the importance of the work that WONCA is doing in the indigenous and minority groups health issues .
Rural round-up: the proofing is in the practice
The phrase “The proof is in the pudding” became increasingly popular in the United States during the 1950s while its origins can be traced abroad and to as early the 14th century. Here in the US family physicians find themselves in times of unprecedented political, technological and social change in the midst of healthcare reform.