WONCA Africa brief update

The Annual Meeting​ of the WONCA International Classification Committees (WICC) 20-25th Sept 2013 in Johannesburg went off very well. The WONCA Africa region president, Dr Matie Obazee, was present with other African colleagues and engaged extensively with WICC members. Have a look at a video capturing the moments of WICC 2013 Joburg. 
Please join the AfriWon - South Africa conference at Wits 29th Nov to 1st Dec 2013. They have a programme over three days to examine the big picture of Family Medicine in Africa, explore education-research and develop AfriWon as the organisation of young family doctors in Africa. Have a look at their invitational video and the details of the conference here.
Check out really useful clinical stuff for PHC at www.WoncaAfrica.org. See a few posts below.
· WHO Consultation on Primary Care Providers' Experiences with Health Services
· New eLearning course - mHealth Basics: Introduction to Mobile Technology for Health
· East Africa Family Medicine Initiative 
· Afriwon on Wonca front page 
· Tanzania's First National HRH Conference
· ​Universal health Coverage: why insurance schemes are leaving the poor behind. New Oxfam report out 

Diarise these dates
· SA Academy of Family Physician Conference (including AfriWon-SA PreConference): 2-4 May 2014, Pretoria, SA
· WONCA Africa Regional Conference (Including AfriWon Pre-Conference & Primafamed Conference); 15-20 February 2015, Accra, Ghana
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Shabir Moosa (find out more about Shabir here)
WONCA Africa