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“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!

The Third Health Programme 2014-2020 open consultation is part of the mid-term evaluation established on the basis of the article 30 of the Third Health Programme 2014-2020, which requires the assessment of the state-of-play of the implementation of thematic priorities of the Programme.

In this EFPC Webinar, Harry Longman will introduce us to the question:

What are patients looking for whenever they go to consultation?. The answer will take to the next step. Which measures should be considered or we should bear in mind in order to improve primary care systems.

Professor Jan De Maeseneer, Head of Department Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at Ghent University and EFPC Chairman, was unanimously elected the Chair of the EU Expert Panel for the next 18 months on 24 January 2017

The aim of the Panel is to provide the Commission with independent advice, spanning different sectors, supporting modern, responsive and sustainable health systems. The Panel will adopt Opinions on a wide-range of issues to guide the Commission's work in the area of public health and health systems.