The coverage of family doctors (FD) in the European region is still not universal.
General Practice / Family Medicine (GP/FM) is still not fully recognised or fledged in all countries: there is a wide range of diversity in understanding and practicing the profession, and a need for strengthening its proper educational content, research and evidence base.
The current landscape of the European Region faces an increasing pool of challenges:
Our vision is that everyone shall have timely access to a highly skilled family doctor throughout the course of life unconditionally.
Our mission is to lead the development of GP/FM discipline in the Region Europe by putting in action our core values; addressing the current challenges of health and healthcare; and improving the ability of our organisation to react towards change in a prompt and appropriate way.
The WONCA Europe Definition of General Practice / Family Medicine is the core document for all our actions.
Our current strategic objectives are: