Call for abstracts on-line now; submission deadline: Thursday, 1st of May 2014
Key-note speakers for the EFPC Barcelona conference 1/2 September 2014 identified:
EFPC representatives have been present all over Europe to emphasize the importance for investment in Community Oriented Primary Care with great success:
Based on the real life example of the Community Health Centre "The Botermarkt" in Ghent, Belgium, Prof Jan De Maeseneer presented for a large and high level audience the basic concepts of the CHC movement.
With all abstracts related to the integration of primary care & secondary care including the key-note abstracts, planned workshops and research & policy abstracts.
Thanks to the abstracts authors, Matthijs van Maanen and to the IJIC editorial team for all their efforts!
At the Istanbul conference we made several video recordings. The first two are now available via a YouTube streaming option:
17–18 October 2013, Tallinn, Estonia
The new European policy framework, Health 2020, has reaffirmed the importance of strong health systems to achieve its aim: “to significantly improve the health and well-being of populations, reduce health inequalities, strengthen public health and ensure people-centred health systems that are universal, equitable, sustainable and of high quality”.
Bridging the EFPC to all its stakeholders in Europe the EFPC Advisory Board members present themselves with a picture and their affiliations and biographs.
Primary Care in Romania
An update on the Primary Care in Romania with clear concerns for example: GP's have a series of restrictions in prescribing drugs, indicating further test and referring patients which make the work of GP’s difficult and are increasing the health care expenditures. Read the full column!
EFPC Istanbul conference, the results!
With 160 delegates from 30 countries the EFPC Istanbul conference, co-organized with TAHEV (Turkish Foundation of Family Medicine), can be called a success! Please find all presentations at the conference webpage and read the full conference summary!
European Launch of the International Federation of Community Health Centres
EFPC; Istanbul, 10 September 2013
Improving health and primary health care around the world through Community Health Centres