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Message from VdGM President Katarzyna Nessler

29th June 2019

Dear VdGM Community members,


We as a network ar starting off a new term under the presidency of Katarzyna Nessler. Here is a little message she wanted to share with us :


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VdGM Issues a response to Astana Declaration

28th June 2019

Dear VdGM community,


During the course of VdGM Pre-Conference 2019 in Bratislava, we have shared and issued a response to Astana Decaration. Please find  the response attached. A pecial thanks to all the contributors. Should you have any questions or inquieries about the response, please do not hesitate to contact our policy officer Julien Artigny policy@vdgm.eu


With best regards,

VdGM team

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In Memoriam Yvonne van Leeuwen

28th June 2019


" The new generations of family doctors will hopefully enjoy their work as a GP as much as I have done.  I hope that future Vasco da Gama GPs and trainees will promote general practice as the jewel of health care in front of political and social audiences."
Yvonne van Leeuwen, GP, PhD – the Netherlands

Vaizdo rezultatas pagal užklausą „Yvonne van Leeuwen wonca“

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A message from departing VdGM president Dr. Claire Marie Thomas

27th June 2019

Dear VdGM Community members,


As the VdGM preconference in Bratislava came to an end we have wished a farewell to our now immediate past president Dr. Claire Marie Thomas. Her term was filled with many new exciting developments for our network and has strenghtened the community in many ways. In her departing seech Claire has touched upon many challenges which family medicine and we as doctors face, however hope and positivity for the brighter future are still standing strong.  


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VdGM Annual Report 2018 - 2019

25th June 2019


Dear Vasco da Gama Network community members,


It is with great honour and pleasure that we present to you the VdGM Annual Report 2018 - 2019. It has been an amazing year filled with many new experiences, enriching events, growth and prosperity for all of us at VdGM and we hope you will get inspired to further contribute and / or get more involved after reading it through! A Special thank you goes to all the contributors and authors for the tremendous work that went into making this report.


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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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