WONCA CIMF: Family Medicine is Essential for an Adequate Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ibero-American Confederation of Family Medicine WONCA issued a statement on behalf of the multiple national associations of Family Medicine that constitute WONCA CIMF, about the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The statement, published in January 2021, details the efforts carried out on COVID-19 care and prevention in the countries of the region since the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

WONCA-CIMF stated its commitment to people's health and the “will to contribute to the development of accessible health systems, appropriate to the population needs in any context, especially in the COVID-19 pandemic.”

In this statement, WONCA-CIMF also called health authorities, managers, decision-makers, and politicians of IberoAmerican countries to prioritize and support primary care services effectively, and reaffirms its commitment to l continue working with dedication in the countries of the region.

Read the full statement here

Lea aquí la declaración completa