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Jan. 11, 2021 Europe Event

26th WONCA Europe Conference

The 26th WONCA Europe Conference, Europe’s Top Conference for General Practitioners, organised by the Dutch College of General Practitioners, will be held virtual on 6-10 July 2021!

The theme of our conference is “Practising Person Centred Care”. We will elaborate on this theme in cohesive sets of plenary presentations, round table sessions and workshops, covering aspects of patient care, research, and education, that will be organised by WONCA Special Interest Groups and WONCA Networks. The cohesive sessions will be built around clinical topics that are linked to non-clinical topics such as cardiovascular risk management and shared decision making, respiratory diseases and health skills, or elderly care and prevention of overdiagnosis. The impact of COVID-19 on GP health and primary care services will also receive ample attention.

Attend this conference to enhance your knowledge and practice with Europe’s family physicians’ community. Why not upgrade your network, learn from the ...

Oct. 11, 2016 Europe Practice

Strengthening primary care in Voznesensk, Ukraine

The district of Voznesensk experimented with initiatives, such as provider payment mechanisms, designed to align service delivery with the principles of family medicine, becoming an example for broader primary care reform across Ukraine; effective local leadership, combined with political and financial support, created a stable platform from which bottom-up reforms were built; aligning local initiatives with national priorities proved valuable for gaining legitimacy and support for the initiative; availability and capacity to collect and share data was fundamental for improving communication between health providers and increasing continuity of care. A district-wide electronic patient registration and medical records system was created to support this.