Conference News and Reports
Karen Flegg - A very Danish practice experience.
WONCA editor, Karen Flegg, writes: The recent WONCA Europe conference provided an opportunity for attendees to undertake a visit to the practice of Danish colleagues. I was welcomed by Dr Gobind Kalsi and Dr Kristian Müller at their practice in Vesterbro, Copenhagen.
Cultural exhibitions and 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.
Legacy of WONCA Europe 2016 conference
The legacy of the WONCA Europe 2016 conference is a result of collaboration between the Host Organizing Committee, WONCA Europe Council and WONCA Europe Executive board. European Family Doctors call for Joint Action with Heads and Hearts!
WONCA Europe Copenhagen conference newsletter No. 18
In Copenhagen in June we are delighted to present: Katherine Rouleau, associate professor with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto – giving a keynote on Inequality in health and specific patient groups
WONCA Europe Copenhagen program
We are delighted to present the first edition of the ”programme at a glance” for WONCA Europe 2016.
We received a record-large number of session proposals and abstracts. Based on external reviews and a thorough assessment by the energetic Scientific Committee, we are proud of the result.
Rio 2016 speakers
Who are the speakers for WONCA Rio? Many concepts and topics related to the development of family medicine will be discussed, such as quaternary prevention, "overdiagnosis", electronic health records, management of common health problems, quality assessment, the pre-test probability, system management of health and organization, etc
WONCA Europe 2016 - "patient voice" to speak
Ulrika Sandén is a social worker pursuing doctoral research of cancer processes at the Ingvar Kamprad Design Centre, Lund University, Sweden - meet her in Copenhagen!
Remember: final deadline for very late abstracts is 31 March