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We are delighted to announce that the EUR-Human Project, has been shortlisted for the European Health Award 2017.

The Award honours initiatives that aim to improve public health or healthcare in Europe. This Award was established to promote cross-border cooperation, development of sustainable & innovative initiatives that address current challenge.The winner of the award will be announced at the 20th European Health Forum Gastein Conference that will take place between the 4 - 6 October 2017 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

 

The EFPC joins forces with over 40 organisations for asking the European Comission President Jean Claude Juncker to do More for health in Europe.

 

“Guidelines for GPs could be far more personalised”

The guidelines currently used by GPs in day-to-day practice could be far more personalised than is now the case. Jako Burgers makes this statement in his inaugural lecture entitled ‘Personalised Care in Guidelines: contradiction or paradox’ (In Dutch). Burgers has been professor holding an endowed chair in Promoting Personalised Care in clinical practice guidelines at Caphri - a chair funded by the Dutch College of General Practitioners (NHG) - since July of last year. He held his inaugural lecture on 16 June.

“Family Medicine and Primary Care – At the crossroads of societal change”, by Professor Jan De Maeseneer

Modern family medicine faces a rapidly changing world. New challenges require a new vision for the future, guiding present-day practice, but also preparing tomorrow’s physicians, functioning in primary care teams. Family Medicine and Primary Care at the crossroads of societal change fulfils that need. Through concrete testimonies and cases, the book draws an accurate image of contemporary family medicine and primary care and provides answers to modern-day physicians’ and health care professionals’ most pressing questions. 
-Complete overview of relevant questions and challenges in family medicine. 

Why you should come to Porto and what it´s waiting for you!

 

Check out this great video to know more about it and don´t forget that you can easily register online !

More information about the conference Here

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) which promotes a vision of supporting and advocating towards global public health, has become an associated member of the EFPC.

We offer the Federation a warm welcome and look forward to a great professional and long lasting relationship!

Next EFPC Webinar (16 May at 12.30 p.m. CET, Amsterdam time)

World Family Doctor day and research by general practitioners in Europe

The World Family Doctor day on Friday 19 May is approaching and taking this event as a core for this webinar, we will have Dr Mehmet Ungan vice-president of WONCA Europe and EGPRN members talking about the World Family Doctor Day and research by General Practitioners in Europe. Don´t miss the opportunity to learn further and to celebrate this important day!