Join us for early access to new features

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Tue, 25th February 2020 - 21:44


Are you eager to experiment some yet-to-be-released, exciting new features on the VdGM website?

We are quietly beta testing what will become a bunch of awesome new tools for VdGMians.

Join us for early access, and let us know about your experience with the website / new features.

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Call for applications: VdGM Executive

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Tue, 25th February 2020 - 10:26


NOTICE: This post has been updated following the adoption of temporary amendments to the VdGM elections policy in order to facilitate elections to the Executive during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic.


The Vasco da Gama Movement invites its Members to join the VdGM Executive Group. There will be a number of vacant positions:

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EQuiP 2020 Conference

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Mon, 24th February 2020 - 23:06


EQuiP, WONCA Europe’s Network for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, would like to invite you and other New and Future Family Doctors (and young professionals within primary care) for the yearly EQuiP Conference. The conference will be held on May 8 & 9, 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands

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16th PCDE Conference: opportunities for VdGMians

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Thu, 20th February 2020 - 18:35


Do you have a special interest on Diabetes? 

Primary Care Diabetes Group (PCDE), the WONCA Europe Special Interest Group on Diabetes, will hold its 16th International Conference on 17-18 April 2020 in Barcelona.

If you are keen to know more on “The new challenges of primary care in diabetes management”, you don't want to miss it!

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2020 Swiss Conference Exchange

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Tue, 18th February 2020 - 22:57




Photo: Fribourg by Hanneke Visschers (Pixabay License).


If only we could offer you a Conference Exchange in an idyllic scenery, right? Behold the Swiss Conference Exchange, organized around the Congress of Junge Hausärztinnen- und ärzte Schweiz, JHaS (Swiss Young GPs).


For additional info please read the attached document.

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2020 Valencia Conference Exchange

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Tue, 18th February 2020 - 22:27


Photo: The Hemispheric at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències in Valencia (Spain), by Harry Burgess (Pixabay License).


Our unstoppable Spanish team returns with a new offering: a Conference Exchange organized around the XL Conference of semFYC (the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine) in the beautiful city of Valencia.


Read all the details in the invitation attached.

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Invitation to bid for the 8th VdGM Forum

Submitted by Luis de Pinho-Costa on Thu, 13th February 2020 - 18:36


Photo: Black Marble by NASA Earth Observatory (CC BY 2.0).


Where to will VdGM sail in 2022? The VdGM Executive Group invites Council Members to submit bids to host the 8th VdGM Forum.

National representatives interested in hosting are invited to submit proposals by June 1st 2020 to

The winning host will be elected by ballot during the VdGM Council Meeting in Berlin, June 2020.

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