Conference News and Reports
WONCA Rural comes to Cairns Australia, in April 2017
The 14th WONCA World Rural Health Conference will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre, Australia, from 29 April to 2 May 2017. The conference will be based around themes most relevant to all rural and remote health practitioners. These include social and environmental determinants of health; leadership, education and workforce; social accountability and social capital, and rural clinical practices: people and services.
Donate or register for bursaries to attend WONCA Rural Conference
“Young Doctors”, doctors from developing countries, and medical students, are invited to apply for bursaries to support them to attend the WONCA Rural Health Conference which will be held in Cairns, Australia from 29 April -2 May 2017.
Others are invited to support bursaries for colleagues or medical students.
Rio - Meetings, Social events, Program
This page summarises important meetings and details particularly for Council delegates and members of WONCA Working Parties or Special Interest Groups. Also includes links to the preliminary program and social event summary.
EMR conference coming in March 2017.
As the President of WONCA East Mediterranean Region, it gives me great pleasure and honor to invite you to Fourth WONCA East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress which will be held during 2-4 March 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
WONCA Europe 2017 call for abstracts
The Czech Society of General Practice will be the host organization for the 22nd WONCA Europe Conference, which will be held in Prague from 28th June to 1st July 2017, and they have informed us that abstract submission is now open.
Cultural exhibitions & contests for Rio close August 31
As part of the cultural calendar for WONCA World 2016 in Rio, our colleagues in the Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine have launched a call for two exhibitions and three contests of cultural material. The two exhibitions call for video and photograph submissions, whilst the three contests are seeking short story, music and poetry submissions. Deadline August 31.
WONCA Europe 2016 report - keynotes online
Did you realise that we all just had a fantastic conference in Copenhagen? That is what we hear.
We hope that you all had enjoyable stays in Denmark and Copenhagen – and hopefully many of you got the opportunity to travel to some of the other Nordic countries as well.
We want to thank you for the brilliant contributions you all made. Whether it was scientific, clinical or as an interested clinician, everyone made the WONCA Europe Conference 2016 a memorable conference.
Young doctor bursaries for Rio close August 15
The Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine (SBMFC) as official organizer of the RIO WONCA 2016 conference will offer 30 bursaries to provide the opportunity for young family physicians/general practitioners from around the world to attend the event.