23RD WONCA
Europe Conference

24th-27th may 2018
Kraków, Poland

WONCA Europe Conference

Dear Colleagues,

WONCA Europe and the College of Family Physicians in Poland are pleased to invite you to the 23rd WONCA Europe Conference which will be held on 24 – 27 May 2018 in Krakow, Poland.

The theme of the Conference is "Family Medicine: Quality, Efficiency, Equity”.

Throughout Europe, General Practitioners and Family Doctors practice everyday to provide to their patients high quality primary medical care. They play a key role in the healthcare systems to make efficient use of limited resources and to assure equal care to all patients. Nowadays, as Europe faces new crises, preserving these the universal values: Quality, Efficiency and Equity is a new challenge for all family physicians and we want to discuss them during the conference in Kraków. We invite researchers, educators, managers, but especially practising doctors to contribute to this debate.

Krakow - charming, mediaeval city, and an old capital of Poland welcomes you and offers its tradition, history, culture and unforgettable atmosphere of a magic place, which attracts every year millions of visitors. We hope that in May 2018 you will be among them.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Krakow!

Professor Adam Windak
Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Associate Professor Tomasz Tomasik
Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Michael Kidd AM

Past President of the World
Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA),
Professor and Chair of the Department of
Family and Community Medicine,
University of Toronto

Dr Sera Tort

Clinical Editor,
Cochrane Library,
Cochrane Editorial Unit,
Cochrane Central Executive

Dr Andrzej Ryś

Director for Health Systems, Medical Products and Innovation, DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission.

Dr Mukesh Chawla

Advisor, Health, Nutrition & Population
at the World Bank, Washington, USA

Dr Przemysław Guła M.D.

Physician in Air Ambulance Service (HEMS),
past Chair of Battlefield Medicine,
Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw

Dr Anna Stavdal

Family Medicine Specialist,
President of WONCA Europe,
Lecturer and Associate Professor at the University of Oslo.

Prof. Sara Willems

First Belgian Professor in the field of equity in healthcare,
Head of Equity in Health Care research group leading
numerous research projects on equity in primary care

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