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Thursday 28th February,2019. 10.30-15.30
Maastricht University Campus (Brussels,Belgium)
Free Registration
 

The event will feature an overview of the project and its products, a report on the findings of the systematic review and training implementation, and an opportunity to hear from project partners about the results and findings of the feasibility study.

We are pleased to announce our first Key Note Speaker: Charlotte Marchandise, Deputy Mayor of Rennes, France and Chair of the French National Network of Healthy Cities. We are happy to have her presence at the 14th EFPC conference on Primary Care and Local Communities: Health Equity for Everyone, Everywhere that will take place on 30 Sep, 1 Oct ,2019 in Nanterre (Paris). Please check her work and bio at the Key Note Speakers section!

Former and present chair of the EFPC, Jan De Maeseneer and Sally Kendall came together for this editorial taking you into the primary health care (PHC) journey. This paper explains PHC evolution along the years and the future challenges ahead. Conclusions make an emphasis on the crucial role of primary health care on strengthening social cohesion and building trust in society. Where strong primary health care is embedded in the community, involving its members in participatory quality improvement, it can enhance connectedness and social cohesion. In this way, it can contribute to a sustainable future for us all.

ORAMMA Webinar Friday 25th January 2019 at 12pm noon UK time.

Join Professor Hora Soltani of Sheffield Hallam University and Eleanor Shaw from the European Midwives Association to hear about the ORAMMA project and the systematic review Hora undertook with the project team to understand the needs of pregnant migrant women engaging with health care. The systematic review was critical to informing the design of the ORAMMA approach, which is currently undergoing a feasibility study in Greece, the Netherlands, and the UK. Hora will share the progress of the UK study.

Dear EFPC members,

We would like to inform about a position available at the EFPC Executive Board. The EFPC invites members interested in joining the Board for the next three years to come up with a nomination and submit its interest!

The EFPC encourages all its members to take part in a survey within the study on attitudes of Healthcare Workers towards vaccines lead by the Vaccine Confidence Project and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Views and opinions will help to understand better how healthcare professionals in Europe feel about vaccination. 

The survey will take no more than a few minutes to complete. Link to the survey

Health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region as well as partner organizations and civil society are taking part in the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Rome, Italy, on 17–20 September 2018. During this meeting several actors were able to present Joint Statements raising the need to focus and enhance the efforts on several topics

 

The 68th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe will be held this September in Rome. EUPHA together with other organisations which includes the EFPC submitted this written statement to WHO welcoming the decision to place the topic “Advancing public health for sustainable development in the WHO European Region” on the agenda for this meeting.

We are excited to let you know that Cambridge University Press will convert its leading journal, Primary Health Care Research & Development also EFPC official journal, to Open Access from January 2019. All articles submitted after October 1st 2018 will be published under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY), which permits use, distribution, reproduction and adaptation in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This means that all articles in the journal will be freely available to view, download and share, ensuring that anyone can benefit from and build upon the work.  

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