EFPC presence at the WONCA world conference in Prague, Czech republic, 25-29 June 2013

-Thursday 27/6; 14.00-15.00 UEMO/WONCA/EFPC workshop on Interprofessional Education (IPE) with presentations by Janko Kersnik, President of EURACT and Diederik Aarendonk, EFPC Coordinator

-Friday 28/6; 10.00-11.30 EFPC workshop on the topic of Primary Care and Roma Health chaired by Diederik Aarendonk and Danica Rotar, EFPC Board Member

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RCGP is launching the final version of the Social Media Highway Code on Monday 18th March leading up to a lunchtime Twitter debate on Friday 22nd March from 12-1pm (GMT). Chair of Council, Dr Clare Gerada and lead author of the Code, Dr Ben Riley will be taking part and hoping to replicate some of the buzz that surrounded the launch of a draft version at last year's annual conference.