I have been to two regional conferences – the East Mediterranean Region congress, in Kuwait, and the IberoAmericana cumbre and conference, in Columbia – as well as visiting Algeria to attend a high level summit organised by the local member organisation. In Kuwait City, I visited the Al-Yamouk Clinic
This month, the CEO reminds everyone of the arrangements and timetable for Seoul, and encourages everyone to make their travel plans for an excellent event in a fascinating city. There are multiple events before a WONCA World conference – WONCA Executive, WONCA Regional Councils, WONCA World Council, WONCA Working Party meetings, Special Interest Groups meetings, Young Doctors’ preconference. The culmination is the WONCA World conference.
Amanda Howe writes: At present, the big discussion at the World Health Organization is about Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – but we also need to say what we expect this to mean in practice.
Dr Veronika Rasic is a GP trainee and co-chair of Rural Seeds, a group of young doctors and medical students with an interest in rural practice. Veronica recently authored a blog entry on the Transformative Education for Health Professionals. The subject of the blog entry is “Connecting Future Rural Healthcare Workers with Rural Communities”
As a new initiative, WONCA’s Young Doctors’ representative on World Executive, Ana Nunes Barata (Portugal), is coordinating regular news from our seven region Young Doctors’ Movements. Not every region’s movement will always provide news. This is the second of these newsletters.
Prof Young Sik Kim, who is this month’s featured doctor says a few words about the coming WONCA 2018 World conference. Early bird registration ends March 31, but you can still get a bonus transport card.
De la Presidenta – Abril 2018
Fragmentos de Politica – la Cobertura Sanitaria Universal
Reto de seguridad del paciente de la OMS: “Medicación Sin Daño”
De la présidente : Avril 2018
Family Medicine in the World –Amanda Howe’s keynote
Member Organisation New
Irene Maglonzo reports on successes in the Philippines
Rob Dijkstra – interviewed on The Netherlands’ health system
Free access: Placements in the community for UG education
MRCGP (Int) South Asia Grant
Research award for presentations at WONCA World conference
Prof Young Sik KIM