WONCA

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WONCAWorld Organization of Family Doctors (World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians)
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23) Although there is no explicit reference, it is interesting to observe that the two sections converse with the perspective of Rural Medicine, defined by WONCA as medical activity practiced outside urban zones, where the place of practice obliges some general practitioners to have, or to acquire, procedures and other skills that are not usually necessary in urban practice (6).
weight status in children aged 8 to 18 years," in Proceedings of the 21th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors, Family Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2016, http://www.wonca2016.com/ingles/trabalhos/ trabalho_aprovado.php?id_trabalho=18980&ev=1.
Trabajo presentado en el 21st WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors.
[19] WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice and Health for All Rural People Planning Committee, Creating Unity for Action: An Action Plan for Rural Health, Monash University School of Rural Health, Traralgon, 2003, http://www.globalfamilydoctor .com/site/DefaultSite/filesystem/documents/Groups/Rural% 20Practice/action%20plan%20for%20rural%20health%20draft% 202003.pdf.
In 1966, this new specialty concept was officially recognized by three separate reports released by the American Medical Association (WONCA, 2002).
The University of Nicosia's Medical School's Department for Primary Care and Population Health has been approved by the World Organisation of Family Doctors (Wonca) to become an academic member of the organisation, the university announced on Tuesday.
The World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) argues that developing residency programmes in family medicine in rural areas can be considered a gold-standard strategy to increase human resources for rural health and decentralise the distribution of doctors, but should always be accompanied by strategies to guarantee the quality of the residency programme (17).
This was presented as a joint workshop from VdGM-EURIPA at WONCA Europe 2016 conference in Copenhagen.