From the CEO’s Desk: Arrangements for Seoul 2018
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.
Mental Health Matters: April 2018
In this month’s “Mental Health Matters”, Professor Chris Dowrick, Chair of the WONCA Working Party on Mental Health, shares some information about conferences and three publications, of particular relevance to the working party.
Cross Straits GP Group meets in China
President elect Dr Donald Li attended the 5th Cross Straits General Practice Society as officiating guest from 30th March - 1st April 2018 in Nanning, China. The theme of the conference was “A New Era of General Practitioners”. The conference was attended by over 2500 general practitioners and other VIPs included WONCA APR President Meng Chi Lee and Prof Young Sik Kim, chair of HOC of WONCA World Conference 2018.
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