Wonca


Wonca is an unusual, yet convenient acronym comprising the first five initials of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners / Family Physicians. Wonca's short name is World Organization of Family Doctors.

The mission of Wonca is to improve the quality of life of the peoples of the world through defining and promoting its values, and by fostering and maintaining high standards of care in general practice/family medicine...Wonca represents and acts as an advocate for its constituent members at an international level where it interacts with world bodies such as the World Health Organization. A small Executive Committee meets yearly to conduct the business of the organization between Council meetings. The members of Executive include the World President, President Elect, Immediate Past President, Regional Presidents from each of the six Wonca regions: Africa, America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East South Asia, and Iberoamericana-CIMF, and three Members at Large. The secretariat has been located in Singapore since 1 May 2001. See more about WONCA.

Wonca Africa has an Executive Committee. Contact them. There are six countries within the 42 in Sub-Saharan Africa with membership to Wonca (with no. of member organisations in brackets) : Ghana (1), Nigeria (3), Kenya (1), Zimbabwe (1), Uganda (1), Lesotho (1) and South Africa (1). See more about Wonca Africamember organisations. You can also see regular useful information on Health in Africa and follow Wonca Africa on Twitter.

Here are some documents relating to Family Medicine in Africa attached
  • Primafamed Vic Falls Statement.pdf   118k - 21 Jan 2013, 02:29 by Shabir Moosa (v3)
  • 2010 Statement of consensus on Family Medicine in Africa.pdf   209k - 23 Jun 2011, 14:08 by Shabir Moosa (v7)
    ‎Statement of Consensus on Family Medicine in Africa‎
  • 2008 RUSTENBURG RESOLUTION.doc   58k - 23 Jun 2011, 14:07 by Shabir Moosa (v7)
    ‎2008 Rustenberg Declaration‎
  • 2008 Kampala Commitment.docx   154k - 23 Jun 2011, 14:07 by Shabir Moosa (v7)
    ‎2008 Kampala Commitment‎
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