WONCA Europe Newsletter February 2022

WONCA Europe Newsletter
February 2022

Dear colleagues,

The certainty of living on a mainly peaceful continent was destroyed by Putin's attack on Ukraine. This brings a deep sadness to our hearts. Our sympathy goes out to the Ukrainian people and our thoughts are with those who stand for their own and perhaps our freedom. Let us together support those affected and alleviate suffering! We have to take any effort to provide aid to the weakest!

With the strongest wishes for a return to peace.

On behalf of WONCA Europe Executive Board
Thomas Frese, President-elect
Sonia Tsukagoshi, VdGM, Member at large
WONCA Europe Newsletter Editors

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The WONCA Europe president’s corner

Dear colleagues,

We are sending our condolences to our Spanish members after the unexpected death of  Dr. Salvador Tranche, a family doctor at the Cristo health center, and president of the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (SEMFYC), a position he had held since 2016. Dr. Salvador Tranche was dedicated to primary health care/general practice and was highly regarded by his colleagues. Our deepest sympathy goes to Dr. Tranche’s family in this time of grief.


Professor Shlomo Vinker
WONCA Europe President

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Salvador Tranche, RIP

These are difficult days for family medicine in Spain. Sad news left our hearts frozen at the end of the morning of this Sunday, February 13, 2022, as Salvador Tranche Iparraguirre, president of semFYC (Spanish Society of Family and Community...

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