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Dear EFPC members,

We would like to inform you that for our upcoming EFPC General Assembly which will be held on the 30th of September in Nanterre. There are nine positions available within our Advisory Board.

The EFPC would like to invite members interested in joining the Board for the next 3 years to come up with a nomination or submit your interest!

If you would like to know more about what it means to become an EFPC Advisory Board, please have a look at the following document! Besides, you can also check our webpage to have a look at our actual Board composition.
 

Primary care is significantly impacted by caring for increasingly complex populations. Effectively managing aging patients and chronic conditions requires that primary care professionals acquire new skills to build engaged teams in primary care to help “share the care.” Moving to more team-based models requires primary care professionals to assume leadership roles and have a clear vision to guide their team.

  • What do you want to change for a better mental health service in primary care?
  • What is, in your opinion, the most urgent problem related to mental healthcare?
  • Does the problem lie with the inequality of the model of care, or something else?
  • Where are the solutions?

Join the webinar about the European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC) Position Statement of Mental Health in Primary Care!

The UN High-Level Meeting (UN HLM) on Universal Health Coverage will take place on 23 September 2019 during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) high-level week.

The EFPC has been approved as a non-governmental organisation to participate in an interactive, multi-stakeholder hearing on universal health coverage (UHC) on 29 April, in preparation for the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) High-level Meeting on UHC.

The launch meeting of the PRIMORE project was held in Utrecht on March 28-29, 2019. Over forty participants from all over Europe and from multiple disciplines within primary care joined us in an unusual and inspiring setting at Einde Gooi and Naardermeer, small nature reserves in the Netherlands.

In this webinar you will listen to the results of the PARADISO project which aims to create through participatory educational and awareness raising activities for healthcare professionals – an accepting environment and equal access for LGBTQI people, while trying to fight discrimination in the healthcare sector, on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, while emphasizing the rights and needs of LGBTQI people

Health and health care among migrants are relevant and controversial issues in Europe for many years. The number of people with migrant status living in Europe is growing rapidly. Despite international conventions and resolutions, many refugees and migrants lack access to health care services, including health promotion, disease prevention, treatment and care, as well as financial protection.

The EFPC has responded to a public consultation from the European Ombudsman on how the European Medicines Agency engages with medicine developers before they apply for authorisations to market their medicines in the EU.

The first preparations for the 29/30 Sept - 1 Oct Nanterre conference have started. #EFPC2019

The key-note speakers are identified: Sara Willems, Armin Fidler and Charlotte Marchandise

The call for abstracts is closed after having received more than 125 abstracts! Thanks for all those interesting contributions!

And the first workshops have been claimed by our members like a full afternoon program on leadership development on Sunday by the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care.

Don't miss it, be there! Registration is open!