EFPC Amsterdam 2015, August 30 - September 1

The EFPC will organize its' 2015 conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with the title "Integrated Primary Care: Research, Policy & Practice".



Call for abstracts is closed!

Registration is open now!

Draft programme with confirmed key-note speakers:

  • Amsterdam alderman Eric van der Burg will present their community care for elderly and vulnerable populations
  • Prof Chris van Weel will show us the history of Primary Care in the Netherlands with the numerous highlights where "Primary Care saved the nation"  
  • Dr Ellen Nolte will emphasize on what we know and what we don’t know about Integrated Care!
  • Prof John Ovretveit about the EU Research Project IMPLEMENT on the Implementation of Chronic Care Improvements
  • Dr Tonka Poplas Susič and Metka Žitnik Šircelj elaborating on "Integrated Primary Care in Slovenia: interprofessional collaboration in practice"
  • Ms Isabelle Moulon of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) on bridging the gap between medicines development and clinical practice: is primary care out of the picture?

See below for related articles of the different key-notes speakers.

Looking forward to see you all in Amsterdam and spread the news by using the #EFPC2015 hashtag


19 May 2015: First EFPC webinar on results PHAMEU (Primary Health Care Activity Monitor for Europe)

The EFPC has organized a 45 minutes webinar on the results of PHAMEU (Primary Health Care Activity Monitor for Europe). NIVEL project leader Mr Wienke Boerma provided a short introduction to the recently published book Building Primary Care in a changing Europe (European Observatory). Subsequently he provided further guidance in how to use the online second volume which is a huge database on Primary Care data in Europe.

The PDF and the recordings of the webinar are now available.


Death of Prof Janko Kersnik, WONCA Europe Board member

Prof Janko Kersnik, WONCA Europe Honorary Secretary and beloved friend died at the age of 55.

Our condolences to his family. Our thoughts are with them.

In mourning of a loyal friend and dedicated colleague!

It was a privilege to have known him.

On behalf of the EFPC, Diederik Aarendonk

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