Former WONCA president Michael Boland honoured

This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the Irish Healthcare Awards was WONCA Past president, Dr Michael Boland.

The citation was delviered by Dr Muiris Houston who as a medical student first met, Michael Boland.

In speaking of Michael's WONCA related achievements he said "He joined the Council of WONCA representing Ireland in 1986 and was elected to join the World Executive in 1992. In 1998, he chaired the host organising committee for the WONCA World Conference, which was held in Dublin in 1998.... His time at WONCA culminated in his election as President in 2001. At that time, WONCA represented 65 countries, but over the course of his presidency that number reached 100."

To see the full citationand photo go to the Irish Medical Times