Networks, opportunities and prioritisation does enthusiasm need to be balanced with realism? – The President has been in Tanzania at both the Aga Khan University and meeting with the International Federation of Medical Student Associations.
Its been a busy month for travel, with trips to Dubai and Peru for the WONCA CEO. He has attended the WONCA Iberoamericana conference in Peru recently and been planning for our world conference coming to Abu Dhabi in 2020.
This month’s guest policy bite comes from the American Board of Family Medicine and the Robert Graham Center, in the USA. It discusses the paper “Primary Health Care as a Foundation for Strengthening Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”
I am Jesse Rockmore, a 4th year osteopathic medical student in the United States. I am originally from a small town in the lower Appalachian Mountains in Georgia. Poor access to primary and surgical care in my small town compelled me to pursue a career in rural health care.
Well known colleague and Family Medicine leader, Prof Jan De Maeseneer has written a book, Family Medicine and Primary Care at the Crossroads of Societal Change. The WONCA Editor interviews Jan about this publication.
The board of WONCA Iberoamericana region-CIMF release their Manifesto against violence and intolerance developed during the recent regional conference in Lima, Peru. Available in English Spanish and Portuguese.
De la Presidenta :
Manifiesto en contra de la violencia y la intolerencia
De la Présidente :
WONCA SIG Annual Reports
Migrant Care, International Health & Travel Medicine
Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine
Cancer and Palliative Care
Dr Artenca COLLAKU
A/Prof Victoria TKACHENKO
Dr Shigeaki HINOHARA