MyPHN 2016: Connecting General Practice

North Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) invites all heath providers to join us at our inaugural primary health conference at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns from 9-10 July. This year’s theme ‘myPHN 2016: Connecting General Practice‘ will focus on connecting health providers to deliver better health outcomes through general practice, Aboriginal Medical Services, allied health, pharmacy, dental, and hospital and health services. Conference Chair, Professor George Rubin, will lead an interactive two-day program including pre-conference workshops, a NQPHN Primary Care Providers Awards event, and an Indigenous Health Breakfast. The conference program will deliver unique opportunities for health providers and services to access keynote speakers addressing: Better patient …
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45th SAPC annual conference 2016

45th annual conference for academic primary care The SAPC annual conference brings together researchers and educators from the primary care community to showcase their latest studies on any aspect or issues relating to primary care. This is a great opportunity for you to share your work, join the conversation and shape the future of primary care. We have an excellent line up of keynote speakers and the remainder of the programme will consist of presentations of submitted abstracts as oral presentations including panel sessions, elevator pitches, posters and dangerous ideas. We have a number of bursaries and prizes on offer. The social programme will start with a welcome drinks reception in College Hall at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on Wednesday 6th July and continues with …
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PHCRIS Research Conference

The 2016 PHC Research Conference will be held from 8–9 June 2016 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra. The Primary Health Care (PHC) Research Conference is the national knowledge exchange opportunity for people working across the PHC frontline. It attracts some 450 delegates, contributing research as well as practice, policy, management and consumer/community perspectives. Delegates value the conference as the place to discuss and debate the latest quality peer-reviewed PHC research while networking across the sector. They attend to stay current with the latest in PHC developments, trends and news. They appreciate the interactive nature of the Conference and the opportunities it offers to meet new colleagues, build relationships, bridge professional silos and foster productive …
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The 14th WONCA World Rural Health conference

The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) is a not-for-profit organisation with 118 member organisations in 131 countries and territories. WONCA has a membership of about 500,000 family doctors. The WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice consists of up to 20 members with at least two representatives from each of the world´s regions: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australasia/Pacific. These members are identified with a requirement that they be a rural practitioner or have a close association with rural practice. The Working Party’s vision is health for all rural people around the world.
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14th NATIONAL Rural health Conference

The biennial National Rural Health Conference is the pre-eminent event in Australia for anyone who is committed to rural and remote health and wellbeing. Whatever your interest in healthy, sustainable and resilient rural communities this Conference will be of interest to you. Whether you are a consumer, a health professional or student, a researcher or a manager, you will be able to engage with subjects and people of interest to you. It’s a rural health conference, but one that recognises the critical role played by education, rural industries and a wide range of other sectors and professions. So the Conference will have plenty for rural citizens and those working in rural education, regional development, housing, local government, community services, transport and infrastructure – as …
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6th Euripa Rural Health Forum

Choosing a career as a rural medical practitioner is a fantastic chance and challenge. Europe is facing many health care issues in a changing context with an added impact on rural communities. Innovative solutions must be found and collaboration and open exchange between senior and younger practitioners is a key to success. A French study has demonstrated the significant advantages of working in a rural area for a young GP: diversity of practice, practice of «authentic» medicine in primary care, inclusion in the community and sense of belonging in the local area. A young GP should consider three main points when taking the decision to relocate: working environment, lifestyle with her/his family and inclusion in the community. Among the issues to be addressed to make rural practice …
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21st WONCA World conference – Family medicine, now more than ever

We are really happy to invite you to our World Meeting that is coming soon. It will occur from 2 to 6th November 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, just a couple of months after the Olympic Games. Family Medicine in Brazil, and specially in Rio, had developed a lot. We have more than 30.000 health teams around the country covering more than 100.000.000 people. It has been described by the annual Who Report in 2008 as a model for developing countries. The most important part for us is the development of family medicine as an academic discipline and a scientific field well defined. Many concepts and topics as quaternary prevention, overdiagnosis, electronic health records, frequent health problems management, quality assessment, pre test probability, health system management and organization, etc.. …
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