Open Letter from the VdGM President

Submitted by on Mon, 21st July 2014 - 02:09


Monday 14th July 
Dear Friends and Colleagues, 
While some of you will already know me, there are many who do not. My name is Peter Sloane and I am a GP / family doctor working in Ireland. I am also privileged, honoured and humbled to have been elected during the WONCA Lisbon preconference to serve you as the new Chairperson of the Vasco da Gama Movement.

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Conference Exchange - II Balearic Meeting of European Residents & Young GPs of Ibamfic (M

Submitted by on Tue, 15th July 2014 - 00:49


On September 12th and 13th of 2014 will be the II Balearic Meeting of European Residents and Young GPs of the Ibamfic (Balearic Society of Family and Community Medicine), which will be held in Palma de Mallorca.
Conference Exchange will be from September 8th-11st:  4 days of rotation living the working day of a Spanish GP in Health Centers, and being hosted for free in Spanish Residents´s houses during all the week + 2 days of Balearic Meeting).

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Conference Exchange - V Congress of GP/FM in Belgrade

Submitted by on Mon, 14th July 2014 - 02:31


In October 2-5, 2014 VdGM Movement of Serbia is organizing Mini Hippocrates exchange during V Congress of GP/GM with International Participation in Belgrade.

Ten (10) participants, two from each country, international GP trainees or Young GPs are able to participate in the program from 2th till 5th of October 2014.

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19th WONCA Europe Conference | Lisbon Declaration

Submitted by on Tue, 8th July 2014 - 11:53



At 5th of July, on the occasion of the 19th WONCA Europe Conference, the European Region of the World Organization of National Colleges Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA Europe), the Portuguese Association of General Practice and Family Medicine (APMGF) and the Vasco da Gama Movement (VdGM) signed a joint statement – the Lisbon Declaration.

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Preconference Booklet now available !

Submitted by raluca.z on Mon, 23rd June 2014 - 20:57


We know you've been waiting for it ! All you need to know about the 2014 VdGM Preconference and VdGM's activities during the Wonca Europe Conference in Lisbon. The Preconference Programme, Social Events, VdGM Theme Group meetings, VdGM workshops, Twitter guide, maps and useful information about Lisbon and much more ! 
The Preconference Booklet is now available ! Please download 


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1000 Followers on Twitter !

Submitted by raluca.z on Thu, 19th June 2014 - 22:19


On June 18th 2014 the Twitter account of the Vasco da Gama Movement, @vdgmeu, reached its 1000th follower !
In the morning of August 6th 2011, just less than three years ago, the Twitter account of the Vasco da Gama Movement was created. 
@vdgmeu has since shared with its followers 371 photos and videos and it also enriched Social Media conversations with 2036 of its own tweets and many more retweets, quotes and favourite tweets !  

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Social Media Blowout in Family Medicine

Submitted by Harris Lygidakis on Tue, 17th June 2014 - 14:53


Join the workshop at WONCA Europe 2014, on Friday 4th July at 5pm.



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