WONCA Europe

Recent News

Winners of the Research Awards

1st July 2017

Following the announcement of VdGM Research Awards winners in the closing ceremony of WONCA Europe Conference 2017,  the respective webpage has been updated.


Congratulations to Eugene Tang (United Kingdom) for having won the Junior Researcher Award and Luís Monteiro (Portugal) & Patrick O'Donnell (Ireland) who where the two winners (tied) of the Promising Research Award.



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VdGM Fund: Acknowledgement of Donors and VdGM Lottery winners

1st July 2017

During WONCA Europe Conference 2017, around 200 individuals donated a grand total of 1565€ towards the VdGM Fund, making it the biggest fundraiser in VdGM history.


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Outcome of elections for Executive positions

27th June 2017

Yet again, the VdGM Council Meeting held at the 2017 VdGM Preconference was a moment of renewal for the Vasco da Gama Movement: six Executive members were elected and several ammendments to the VdGM Constitution were approved.


We're proud to announce the outcome of the VdGM Council vote for Executive positions and offer hearty congratulations and best wishes to the newly elected Executive officers:


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EGPRN e-course on Research in Primary Health Care

22nd June 2017

Are you looking for mentorship on Research in Primary Care?


The European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN) has it covered for you: "The International Web-based Course on Research in Primary Health Care".




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ASPIRE Global Leaders meeting in Prague

12th June 2017

Would you like to meet with experienced mentors of WONCA Europe and other young, talented and enthusiastic colleagues of VdGM?

Would you like to improve your leadership skills?


So the ASPIRE meeting is tailored for you! You can read more on ASPIRE here.


The ASPIRE Global Leaders meeting will be held in Prague, in 26th of June, Monday at 8 pm just before VdGM Preconference and WONCA Europe conference starts.


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VdGM Lottery: donate towards the VdGM Fund

11th June 2017

Since 2012, thanks to the generous support of donors, VdGM has been able to offer bursary assistance to 20 New and Future Family Doctors who were in need of financial assistance to participate in WONCA Europe Conferences and VdGM Forums. Find more stats/info on our website.


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Extended deadline for applications to Treasurer and Awards&Fundraising Liaison

30th May 2017

The VdGM Executive has extended the deadline for applications to the following positions (role descriptions attached):


The standard Term of Office will be 2017-2020.


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