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VdGM Family Medicine 360 Regional Coordinator Deputy

18th May 2019
Dear Friends,   

As the Global Exchange Program is growing, the Vasco da Gama Movement invites its Members to apply for a VdGM FM360 REC Deputy position. Please read the Role Description for more details of what the role will entail.


The standard Term of Office will be a minimum of 1 years, with a maximum of 3 years.


Candidates must come from a country which is a Full or Associate Member of WONCA Europe and s/he must be within five years of completion of specialist training


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VdGM Exchange Award Winners 2019

4th May 2019

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the VdGM Exchange Awards!


Hearty congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who applied.


- Hippokrates Award: Neelam Parmar from the United Kingdom - exchange in Portugal shadowing Dr. Cristiano Figueiredo;
- Carosino Award: Giulia Schiavi from Italy - exchange in the United Kingdom shadowing Dr. Holly Tyson.


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Junior Research Award 2019

1st April 2019

Dear VdGM members,


We are happy to announce that one winner for “Junior Researcher Award” will be selected  in WONCA Europe Conference 2019 to be held in Bratislava.

The Vasco da Gama Movement wants to encourage New and Future General Practitioners/Family Physicians (GP/FM) to develop their research skills to improve health care in primary care.

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Conference Exchanges 2019: Malaga

19th March 2019

Dear Vascodagamians,


We have the pleasure of announcing a new Spanish Conference Exchange in the wonderful sunny city of Malaga, which will be held linked to the National Congress of the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine from the 5h to the 11h May 2019.


• There are 10 places available for this exchange.

• Applicants must send a motivation letter and curriculum vitae to their National Exchange Coordinator.

• Deadline for the application is Friday April 1, 2019


VdGM team

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Fons Sips Award 2019

11th March 2019

Dear VdGM members,


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Conference exchange in Torino, Italy 2019

11th March 2019

Dear members,


VdGM Forum organizers from Torino are excited to start the application process for participating in conference exchange prior to the forum. 


Please find attached more detailed information in the docoments below.  


VdGM team

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Slovakia's Conference Exchange 2019

4th March 2019

Dear colleagues


We are very pleased, to invite you to participate in our Slovakia Exchange. 

This will be before WONCA Europe Preconference this June. Our hosts net is distributed in three different regions and it is the reason, why we have attached 3 templates. Just want to avoid of any frustration of participants. Western part including Bratislava is easier to access. For the other two, is necessary to spend more time travelling, but offers much more opportunities for tourism before exchange.  

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