Young Doctors' Movement news - April 2018

WONCA's Young Doctors' representative on World Executive, Ana Nunes Barata (Portugal), is coordinating regular news from our seven region Young Doctors' Movements.

A word from Ana Nunes Barata - YDM representative on WONCA Executive

The Young Doctors’ Movements (YDMs) are WONCA’s active network that engages youth and promotes intercultural knowledge exchange that helps to create new ideas, projects and initiatives that contribute for the development of Primary Care at the global level. WONCA's young doctors are defined as in their first five years' of practice as a family doctor OR in training as a family doctor. Each WONCA region has its own YDM that strives to develop its network and engage with the young doctors from every country it represents. The YDM newsletter will be published periodically and it will have the latest news from each YDM. We hope that you enjoy this publication and that you share it in your networks! Together, we will be able to reach out to more young doctors and medical students worldwide!

You may find more information about the YDMs here.
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Polaris' new chair - Cheyanne Vetter (Canada)

Polaris, the YDM in North America has a new chair. Dr Cheyanne Vetter is a Rural Family Medicine Resident in the northern region of Saskatchewan Canada. She has been involved with Polaris for the past three years, first as the Canadian Medical Student Representative on the executive and now as the Resident Representative and Chair. Cheyanne has a passion for rural primary care and truly believes that full scope family practice is in the best interest of patients, communities, and health systems. Her research interests include harm-reduction and quality improvement.

This issue's feature picture is from AfriWON

Region News

Al Razi - East Mediterranean

Polaris - North America

Vasco da Gama Movement - Europe

Waynakay - Latin America