Events

Oct. 12, 2016

21st WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors

Region: Global Conference Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment, Multiple streams

The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) aims to improve the quality of life of the peoples of the world through defining and promoting its values, including respect for universal human rights and including gender equity, and by fostering high standards of care in general practice/family medicine by:

  • - Promoting personal, comprehensive and continuing care for the individual and the family in the context of the community and society; 
  • - Promoting equity through the equitable treatment, inclusion and meaningful advancement of all groups of people, particularly women and girls, in the context of all health care and other societal initiatives;
  • - Encouraging and supporting the development of academic organizations of general practitioners/family physicians;
  • - Providing a forum for exchange of knowledge and information between Member Organizations and between general practitioners/family physicians; and
  • - Representing the policies and the educational, research and service provision activities of general practitioners/family physicians to other world organizations and forums concerned with health and medical care

The WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors will take place from 2-6 November in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

For more information, visit: http://wonca2016.com/ingles/index.php

Event detail


Rio de Janeiro
Brazil