WONCA E-Update

Friday 19th June 2020


WONCA News – June 2020
The June WONCA News is now available online. Access here 


From the President: June 2020
“The WONCA Executive usually meets face to face twice a year, with monthly teleconferences in between each meeting. While the virtual meetings are useful to process normal business, we rely on the face to face meetings to discuss bigger, broader, issues of more complexity. Especially when some of those on Executive sit for only one two-year term, the face to face meetings are crucial to build understanding of the organization and of each other’s regions”.
Read more from our President, Dr Donald Li, in his June column at this link

Education for Primary Care: Free access article.
Issue 31:3 is now available online

We thank Taylor and Francis for free access for the next two months to an article from Felicity Goodyear-Smith’s team on moving the undergraduate curriculum on line in response to Covid-19
Provision of e-learning programmes to replace undergraduate medical students’ clinical general practice attachments during COVID-19 stand-down
Can be accessed here

This issue also highlights EURACT’s launch of research into adapting family medicine training to Covid-19 is available online 

Besrour Centre Global COVID-19 pandemic response and Impact Grant
The Besrour Centre for Global Family Medicine (Besrour Centre) at the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)is seeking proposals for a Global COVID-19 pandemic innovation response for grants up to $50,000 Canadian dollars (CAD). This is thanks to the generous support of the CFPC’s Foundation for the Advancement of Family Medicine (FAFM). More information in English (et en Français)

Global Coalition on Circulatory Health: Webinar Series
WONCA is a member of the Global Coalition on Circulatory Health (GCCH). Our colleagues in GCCH have advised us of a series of webinars on circulatory issues. 30th June and 14th July. More details can be found at this link


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