Young Doctors' Movements news
VdGM meets the world through AAFP Workshop
From September 11-13, 2014, the AAFP Global Health Workshop was held in San Diego...
A Vasco da Gama Movement team, of Ana Nunes Barata, Lisa Gambhir and Harris Lygidakis, had the great opportunity to participate in this workshop. Includes videos of exchange participants and hosts.
The Spice Route Movement report on Chennai 2014
Over 600 delegates attended the magnificent WONCA SAR 2014 conference, in, Chennai, during August. The Spice Route movement for young family doctors/ GPs held numerous activities. Read their report here.
First virtual global meeting of Young Doctor Movement leaders
For the first time ever – all seven Young Doctor Movement leaders/representatives met via teleconference. The meeting’s agenda included important topics such as the relationship between the Young Doctor Movements (YDMs) with WONCA proper, the sharing of resources, exchange of best practices, and current YDM-led initiatives including the Family Medicine 360 Exchange Program (FM360) and the ASPIRE Global Leader Program.
Raman Kumar's young doctors' update
WONCA Executive member (Young Doctor representative), Dr Raman Kumar, of India, attended the WONCA Europe Conference held in Lisbon in July 2014. He reports on activities from the Young Doctor perspective.
Global Health and Young Family Doctors - VdGM Forum 2014
Earlier this year, the first Vasco da Gama Movement Forum, gave trainee and new Family Doctors an opportunity to meet and participate in workshops, present posters, hear a variety of speakers and generally exchange views and experiences on being a Family Doctor. One such session was the World Café workshop on the subject of 'Global Health'.