Events officer: candidate found

Submitted by christian on Tue, 7th December 2021 - 21:59



A candidate has been found and the election process will take place in our council meeting by the end of january.

We thank Alessio Platania as outgoing Events Officer for all his hard work so far!

Role description for the position here.

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Emergency Medicine SIG looking for new lead

Submitted by christian on Sat, 4th December 2021 - 23:39


We have an open position for the Emergency Medicine SIG Lead, as Elena Klusova will be stepping down shortly to support and continue motivating us from the position of Chair of WONCA Special Interest Group on Emergency Medicine. We thank her for all her revolutionary passion, energy, and all the hard work!

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Extended: BYSY Award 21

Submitted by christian on Wed, 17th November 2021 - 21:17


The Being Young Staying Young Award is the opportunity to appreciate senior General Practitioners who advocated and contributed to the Vasco da Gama Movement.

Young family doctors give this award to those who are no longer young (by VdGM definition) but still have the youthful mindset and left a positive mark on the Vasco da Gama Movements. Let's show our older colleagues that we appreciate their support.

Each of you, as well as any other VdGM member can nominate a candidate for BYSY Award.

The timeline looks as follows:

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VdGM Fund: 2x 500€ Edinburgh Forum

Submitted by christian on Sun, 14th November 2021 - 19:06


The Vasco da Gama Movement Fund for the VdGM Forum Edinburgh 2022

Full Text in attached pdf.

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PCDE Conference -Barcelona 2022

Submitted by christian on Thu, 4th November 2021 - 23:21


Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference will be live again in Barcelona, on 26 - 28 May 2022.
The scientific program will of course be different in 2022 and aligned to the developments of the past year, but the theme remains the same “The new challenges of primary care in diabetes management”.

Conference Website

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Bursaries Edinburgh Forum - pilot project

Submitted by christian on Sat, 30th October 2021 - 14:52


See also on the new permanent page (located in the menu under "Activities") regarding this project.


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Applications Open: VdGM Family Violence SIG Lead

Submitted by christian on Sat, 30th October 2021 - 14:37


We have an open position for the Family Violence SIG Lead, as Nina Monteiro will sadly be stepping down shortly. We thank her for all her hard work!

VdGM Family Violence SIG is a vibrant group focused on improving understanding and awareness around issues of violence against women and intimate partner violence.

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