Why you should join us at WONCA APR in Kyoto (latest news)

Dates: May 15-18, 2019
Venue: Kyoto, Japan
Discounted registration ends March 11

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One of the great enjoyments of WONCA conference may for some people be the Primary Care site visits.

Some the features of Japanese Primary Care clinics are: many of them are solo- doctor practices usually equipped with X-ray, ECG, and Ultrasound machines. They do home visits and collaborate with visiting nurses’ stations.

Photo: One of the Primary Care sites - Yuge Clinic

WONCA Asia Pacific region (APR) conference in Kyoto will also provide the chance to observe Japanese medical clinics, that provide Primary Care around Kyoto and Shiga area. The Organising Committee is working on the arrangements now and will announce the details by the beginning of March. The visits will take place on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March and reasonable additional charges will apply.

Regrettably, participants will be limited because of logistical problems.. If you are really interested in participating in the Primary Care site visit, don’t miss the opening of the registration. We hope this program will promote active international collaboration.

Conference registration

Registration deadline for regular registration is March 11, 2019 (Japan Time).
Don’t miss the date!

Keynote and plenary sessions

An impressive list of speakers are assembled for our keynote and plenary sessions.
Full list here

Keynote speakers

Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith (New Zealand)
“Co-creating primary care research: with us not on us”

Sir David Haslam (United Kingdom)
“Doctors of the Future”

Ms. Natsuko Iino ( Japan)

As well as this there are seven plenary sessions each with multiple international expert speakers.

kindly yours,

Prof Nobutaro Ban
Representing the Japan Primary Care Association
Chair, Organizing Committee, WONCA APR 2019 Japan

Professor and Director
Medical Education Center
Aichi Medical University School of Medicine