WONCA is an unusual, yet convenient acronym comprising the first five initials of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.
WONCA's short name is World Organization of Family Doctors.
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Professor Barbara Starfield championed the value and need of strong primary health care systems worldwide. This collection emphasizes the case for primary care and includes a number of Barbara Starfield's own articles as well as other key related material.
02 Nov-06 Nov, 2016
Prague, Czech Republic
28 Jun-01 Jul, 2017
Rural Round-up: Ewen Mc Phee's masterclass on social media & medicine
Cultural exhibitions and contests for Rio close August 31
WONCA Europe 2016 report - keynotes online
Young doctor bursaries for Rio close August 15
From the President Family Medicine challenges in Japan & Indonesia
Raman Kumar "at my ancestral rural village in Bihar India"
Policy Bite : Priority setting.
From the CEO: WHA, Europe conference, Zika and Rio.
Latest from the WONCA president
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(for individuals and organizations)
Find out about our global conferences
Standards, guidebooks and more.
For individuals and organizations.
WONCA policies and statements on a variety of issues.
Evidence on the value of primary health care.
Resources that help with clinical practice.