We're excited to announce the two winners of the WONCA Europe Special Project Fund. Chosen from a pool of impressive submissions, we are proud to support the following projects:
1. semFYC, the Spanish Scientific Society of Family and Community Medicine with partners: You can find the full list of participating partners and the project description here.
Their project, EURODATA Study, addresses equally workforce capacity building in family practice in Europe. The project aims to describe the official information available regarding PHC patient care during COVID-19 pandemic in the European economic region and OECD countries and build a common dashboard of PHC activity indicators to be shared in European countries and design a common contingency plan to face future pandemic enhancing the role of PHC, based on PHC indicators.
2. EQUIP, with partners: You can find the full list of participating partners and the project description here.
The aim of the project, Lessons Learned in Primary Care of Value to the Health Sector from the COVID-19 pandemic, is to publish a Position Paper that summarises the wide range of topics in publications of the European PRICOV-19 Study. This Position paper will make a statement about what actions are needed to improve the preparedness of primary care (PC) in the event of a future pandemic, and by whom.
Both winning projects will be awarded a substantial prize of 5,000 EUR each.
Please join us in congratulating these winners for their remarkable achievements. We will keep you informed about the progress of these projects as they begin their journeys. We are proud to be a part of their success and look forward to witnessing their positive impact.
Congratulations to the winners of the WONCA Europe Special Project Fund and our gratitude to all participants for their exceptional submissions.
You all made this initiative an important success.
On behalf of the WONCA Europe Executive Board,
WONCA Europe President