WONCA Awards 2018

Photo: winners of the WONCA Fellowship award noting Roar Maagaard and Jim Puffer received their awards at WONCA Council
(Rear L to R) Mohammed Tarawneh, Bohumil Seifert, Jim O'Rourke, Antoinette Perera (accepted by Preethi Wijegoonewardene), Ian Couper (accepted by John Wynn-Jones)
Front (L to R) Pratap Prasad, Sonia Roache-Barker (accepted by Ruth Wilson), President Amanda Howe, Nurul Islam, Nandani de Silva, Michael Kidd.

The following awards were presented recently in Korea. Our congratulations to all recipients.

WONCA Hon Life Direct Membership

Professor Bob Mash (South Africa)

WONCA Fellowship

Dr Roar Maagaard (Denmark)
Dr James Puffer (USA)
Professor Ian Couper (South Africa)
Professor Nandani de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Professor Nural Islam (Bangladesh)
Professor Michael Kidd (Australia)
Professor Antoinette Perera (Sri Lanka)
Professor Pratap Prasad (Nepal)
Dr Sonia Roache-Barker (Trinidad and Tobago)
Professor James Rourke (Canada)
Professor Bohumil Seifert (Czech Republic)
Dr Mohammed Tarawneh (Jordan)

WONCA Five Star Doctor

Dr Veronica Casado Vicente (Spain)

Taiwan Family Medicine Research Awards

Dr Sankha Radenikumara
Dr Bikash Gauchan
Dr Nisanth Menon
Dr Mya Win Hnit

Korean Academy Of Family Medicine awards

The Korean Academy of FM also presented awards including to Prof Bong Yul Huh, father of FM in Korea; Prof Young Sik Kim, HOC chair; the daily best poster winners; and the First Distinguished Research making FM shine award. More info here.