South Asia region activities

Prof Pratap Prasad recently reported on WONCA South Asia region (SAR) activities to the Wonca executive. Items mentioned include:

Coming Conferences:
  • 16th to 17th August 2014 in Chennai
  • 1st week of February (probable 4th or 5th 2015) in Dhaka
  • Feb or March 2016 in Kathmandu
Meeting with WHO Representative to Nepal Dr Lin Aung on 13th February 2014. Meeting agenda were
  • Workshop: Primary health care for ‘Reach to Unreach’ strategy plan for SAR.
  • 2nd workshop: Role of general practice/family physician in primary care at Maldives
  • Link with Bhutan: Deputy WHO Representative from Nepal has been transferred to Bhutan as WHO Representative, Bhutan. He promised to provide link with him too. There will be a large scale workshop organized by WHO on 3rd week of April 2014 in Bhutan on the topic “Universal Health Coverage”. I have requested him to include representation of WONCA SAR

SAR WONCA President with WHO Representative, NEPAL Dr. Aung Lin at WHO Office, Kathmandu