WONCA North America Region meets in Prague

Family medicine leaders from the North American Region met in Prague prior to the World Council meeting.

Dr Dan Ostergaard chaired the meeting and was thanked for his service by all participating, prior to turning over the role of President to Dr Ruth Wilson.

Members prepared for the World Council meeting which was to follow. They also discussed methods of promoting primary care and family medicine in the region, particularly looking for opportunities to strengthen the Caribbean College of Family Physicians in its important work.

Dr Dan Ostergaard is presented with a token of appreciation for his service to the WONCA executive by Professor Richard Roberts

Two 5-Star doctors from the region were noted: Dr Tomlin Paul and Dr Lucy Candib. Dr Candib (pictured receiving her award from Professor Richard Roberts) also received a WONCA World 5-star doctor award at the World Conference meeting in Prague.