New WONCA CEO: Dr Harris Lygidakis

Dr Harris Lygidakis, past VdGM President (2012-2014), was announced as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WONCA

WONCA 2020 World Conference in Abu Dhabi

Dear Vasco Da Gamians,


WONCA 2020 (ABU DHABI) Announces Call for Abstracts


For the first time, the WONCA World Conference will be hosted by an Arab-based organization thus promising a uniquely vibrant meeting.


Invitation to brainstorm for upcoming event ideas

Dear VdGM community,


Discounted rates for VdGM members: EUROPREV II Forum on Prevention in Primary Care

We are pleased to share with you this warm invitation from our colleagues at EUROPREV. Thanks to our ongoing work to strengthen opportunities for young doctors in the WONCA Europe networks EUROPREV are offering discounted rates for VdGM members to their upcoming Forum on Prevention in Primary Care in Porto 5/6 November 2018.

Ideas into impacts: #bigconversations

Stay tuned for WONCA's #bigconversations on Twitter.

More on this here.



Young Doctor Bursaries for Rio 2016 - Closing Date 15th August

The Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine (SBMFC), as official organizer of the RIO WONCA 2016 conference, will offer 30 bursaries to provide the opportunity for young family physicians/general practitioners from around the world to attend the event.

WONCA Featured Doctor: Claire & Raluca

Claire Marie Thomas, VdGM President Elect, and Raluca Zoitanu, VdGM-Appointed Member at Large in the WONCA Europe Executive Board, are the WONCA

Extended deadline registration for the 21st WONCA World Conference


The deadline to join the 21st WONCA World has been extended! Don't miss this opportunity to join this unique event!




Helping women family doctors from developing countries to get to WONCA-Rio

Dear VdGM members,

We share with all of you the appeal from the WWPWFM: help women family doctors from developing countries to get Wonca-Rio!




Join the Women Working Party, in Wonca World - Rio de Janeiro

Dear VdGM members, we would like to invite you to join and support the Wonca Working Party for Woman and Family Medicine. We leave here the message from the Dr. Zorayda E. Leopando, Chair of the WWPWWFFM.



Bursaries for WONCA 2016 in Rio

We are delighted to announce that WONCA Europe provides bursaries of up to 1000 USD for Family Doctors who wish to participate in the WONCA World Conference 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.


Nomination for YDM Rep on the Executive of WONCA World

Dear Colleagues,


At the WONCA World Council meeting (taking place at WONCA World in Rio in November 2016), there will be election of a "Young Doctor Representative of the Executive Committee (of WONCA World)". This individual will serve for the biennium 2016-2018.


Michael Kidd launches 'The Universal Doctor' stories

'The Universal Doctor’ is presented an example of the power of doctors’ stories.


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