Discover the World Family Doctor Day 2023 Toolkit

May, 2023

We are very excited to share with you the World Family Doctor Day 2023 Toolkit, which is designed to help you participate in this year’s campaign and tailor your communication under the theme "Family Doctors, the Heart of Healthcare."

Our user-friendly Trello board is your one-stop place for all the campaign resources. In the "Introduction" column, you'll find valuable information about this celebration, including the official website, and the social media hashtags you can use to join the conversation: #WFDD2023 #WorldFamilyDoctor2023 #TheHeartofHealthcare.

Additionally, we have provided the official logos of the campaign and the WONCA Brand Guidelines. You can use the World Family Doctor Day logo for non-commercial purposes, as long as you attribute it properly to WONCA. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected].

The Toolkit also includes the Thematic Pillars of the campaign and key messages for each of them. You will also find a range of graphic assets for social media, including messages in various languages, colorful Zoom backgrounds, and a World Family Doctor Day frame that you can show your support with.

We also encourage you to donate and support WONCA and Family Doctors on this World Family Doctor Day. Check out our article about donations and ways you can contribute to this campaign by clicking HERE.

Don't forget that World Family Doctor Day is approaching on May 19th. We invite you to celebrate this important day with us and share your support and activities on social media using the hashtags #WFDD2023 #WorldFamilyDoctorDay.

IMPORTANT: The logo and graphic resources must be used in accordance with the WONCA Brand Guidelines. Please download and read the full document. 

Family Doctors: The Heart of Healthcare

Family doctors are often perceived as the heart of healthcare for several reasons:

Long-term relationship: Family doctors are typically the first point of contact for patients seeking medical care. They provide continuous and comprehensive care to patients throughout their lives, building long-term relationships with them. This allows them to understand their patients' medical history, lifestyle, and social circumstances, and offer personalized care and support.

Holistic approach: Family doctors take a holistic approach to healthcare, considering not just a patient's physical health, but also their emotional, social, and psychological well-being. They focus on preventive care, screening, and early detection of illnesses to help patients maintain good health and prevent chronic diseases.

Coordination of care: Family doctors serve as a central point of coordination for a patient's healthcare needs. They work with other healthcare providers, such as specialists and hospitals, to ensure that patients receive the best possible care and avoid duplication of services.

Advocacy and education: Family doctors are advocates for their patients, helping them navigate the healthcare system and access the resources they need. They also educate patients about their health, including how to manage chronic conditions, make healthy lifestyle choices, and prevent illness.

Family doctors play a crucial role in promoting the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Their dedication, compassion, and expertise make them the Heart of Healthcare, and a trusted source of support for patients and families.