WONCA Europe Newsletter June 2022

WONCA Europe Newsletter
June 2022

Dear colleagues,

You are welcome to London for our first face-to-face conference after three years.

If you are still not there, you can join us virtually.


Professor Shlomo Vinker
WONCA Europe President

Invitation to WONCA Europe Open Meeting - The challenges of general practice in crisis times in Ukraine.

At the WONCA Europe Conference London 2022

Date: Wednesday, 29 June, 14.30 – 15.45
Venue: ExCel, Parallel Room 5

The WONCA Europe Open Meeting is a regular session at every WONCA Europe Conference and it gives the members the possibility to discuss and interact with the members of the WONCA Europe Executive Board.

This year the WONCA Europe Open Meeting this year will be dedicated to the challenges of general practice in crisis times in Ukraine.


  • Opening, Prof. Shlomo Vinker, WONCA Europe President (5min)
  • Orest Mulka, Honorary Professor of Family Medicine at the Medical University of Lviv, Ukraine: Family Medicine in the first years after Ukraine’s independence in 1991 (15 min)
  • Victoria Tkachenko, Professor, MD, PhD, Dr Sci in Med: Challenges and achievements of family medicine as specialty in Ukraine: results of healthcare reformations and problems in post occupied territories in central part of  Ukraine (15 min)
  • Pavlo Kolesnyk, Associate Professor: Achievements in refugees' medical support in the western region of Ukraine (15 min)
  • Discussion: moderators Prof. Thomas Frese, WONCA Europe President and Prof. Adam Windak, WONCA Europe Executive Board Member (20 min)
  • Closure: Prof. Shlomo Vinker, WONCA Europe President

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