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Employing Social Media to Encourage Active Participation of the Members of a Junior GP Association: The VdGM Paradigm (Medicine 2.0'13 Poster)

20th September 2013

VdGM jumped in the social media whirlpool in 2011. We have tried to encourage participation with frequent posts on primary care and WONCA on our Facebook and Linkedin pages, while the Twitter account has been used as way to inform followers for our updates and activities.


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Conference Exchange in Vitoria, Spain 2013

12th September 2013

Spanish colleagues have organized and exchange program from the 11th to the 17th November for up to 10 GP trainees/Junior GPs from around Europe.


The exchange includes:

·     Free inscription to the Congress.

·     Free accommodation by Spanish GP trainees: the participants will spend 5-7 nights.

·     Travel expenses are not included.


For further infromations and applications submission please contact your National Delegate, here.

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David May Your Kind Soul Rest in Peace

2nd August 2013

It is a sad and sorrow moment in General Practice and all of us in the Vasco da Gama Movement.


Our dear friend David Lewis has passed away. He has been such a generous, inspiring and gentle soul and he has supported VdGM in many ways, being himself an enthusiastic youngster.


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Conference Exchange - RCGP-JIC Harrogate 2013

31st July 2013
The 2013 RCGP conference exchange for Vasco Da Gama Movement members will be held from Monday 30 September to Sunday the 5th October 2013 in the beautiful English city of Harrogate. The theme for the conference will be “Progressive primary care” and will feature an impressive line of national and international speakers including Michael Kidd, WONCA World President; Mike Pringle, President of the RCGP; Clare Gerada, Chair of the RCGP; and Ben Goldacre, author of Bad Science.
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Conference Exchange - IBaMFic Palma de Mallorca 2013

19th July 2013
The 1st Balearic Meeting of European Residents and Young GPs of the Ibamfic (Balearic Society of Family and Community Medicine) is to be held in Palma de Mallorca on September 6th and 7th of 2013.
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Conferene Exchange - KoHOM Croatia 2013

30th June 2013
KoHOM (Coordination of Croatian Family Medicine) in collaboration with VdGM organizes a Conference Exchange before and during the Croatian Congress of Family Medicine in the city of Šibenik, hotel Solaris, between 10/OCT/2013 to 13/OCT/2013. 
Planned arrival to Croatia: 08/OCT/2013.
Colleagues will be accomodated by Croatian family doctors and spend a day in Croatian family doctors office during Wednesday 9/OCT/2013.
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