2016 – WONCA conferences

2016 sees a another WONCA world conference, this time coming to Rio, in November. There are also several regional events and events for young doctors so why not join us at a WONCA conference this year? WONCA individual direct members normally receive substantial discounts on registration fees (and membership costs USD60 per year)

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WONCA world conference - November 2-6, 2016

This year is the year of WONCA's world conference which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from November 2-6. The last world conference was held in Prague in 2013 and those who attended that conference can attest to the fantastic experience of a WONCA world conference.

Abstract submission closes February 1, 2016.
The next (third) deadline for lower registration fees closes April 30, 2016

Preliminary programme of guest speakers includes:
- Amanda Howe (UK) - “People, policy and poetry - three reasons for the success of family medicine”
- Peter Gotzsche (Denmark)  - “Why so few patients benefit from the drugs they take and why so many are killed by them”
- Katherine Rouleau (Canada) - “Advancing global family medicine through international partnerships: samba, stories, strategies and suggestions”
- Daniel Soranz (Brazil) - “Primary Health Care reform in Rio de Janeiro”

website - www.wonca2016.com

WONCA South Asia Region conference
- February 12-14, 2016

The WONCA South Asia Region conference will be held in Colombo from February 12-14, 2016. (with a preconference workshops February 11- 12). Program has as its theme "Reaching Across the shores to Strengthen Primary Care".

WONCA EMR Conference
- March 17-19, 2016

Early bird registration fees close January 31
Emirates airline is offering a 10% discount to all conference delegates.
Further details are available on the conference website.

WONCA Europe Conference
– June 15-18, 2016

Breaking news: new deadline for abstract submission - February 5, 2016
Early bird registration fees close February 15, 2016
Latest newsletters with information on key speakers available here

Don’t forget that details of all WONCA events can be found in one convenient spot on the WONCA website conference page

Cumbre Iberoamericana y Congreso Mesoamericano - Abril 12-16, 2016

VI Cumbre Iberoamericana de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria (San José, Costa Rica) - 12 y 13 de Abril del 2016
I Congreso Mesoamericano y lV Congreso Nacional de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria (San José, Costa Rica) - 14 al 16 de Abril del 2016

Website (en español)

Vasco da Gama movement events

The Vasco da Gama young doctors' movement for Europe will hold a preconference from June 14-15 before the WONCA Europe conference in Copenhagen

The group will also hold their third forum in Jerusalem, Israel from September 14-16. Deadline for abstract submissions for this event is April 1, 2016

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