Wall of Fame

VdGM Fund Bursaries

2019 Bursary Recipient: Margarida Oliveira e Silva (Portugal)

The VdGM Fund was able to assist two individuals to attend the 2019 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Bratislava.  One bursary was granted to Margarida.

2019 Bursary Recipient: Shirin Talapbek Kyzy (Kyrgyzstan)

The other bursary to attend the 2019 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Bratislava was awarded to Shirin.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Gulnaz Yessengeldiyeva (Kazakhstan)

From the 34 valid applications received from 12 different countries, the VdGM Fund was able to assist twelve individuals to attend the 2018 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Krakow, thanks to a special donation by the local Host Organizating Committee. Among the bursary recipients were Gulnaz, a 1st year trainee from Kazakhstan;

2018 Bursary Recipient: Rita Oliveira (Portugal)

A 3rd year trainee from Portugal;

2018 Bursary Recipient: Zane Lucane (Latvia)

A 2nd year trainee from Latvia.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Elena Miana (Spain)

A 4th year trainee from Spain.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Emilija Petrauskiene (Lithuania)

A junior doctor from Lithuania.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Victoria Tkachenko (Ukraine)

A junior doctor from Ukraine;

2018 Bursary Recipient: Gabriela Badea (Romania)

A junior doctor from Romania.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Sara Correia (Spain)

A 2nd year trainee from Spain.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Meltem Nuzumlalı (Turkey)

A junior doctor from Turkey.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Rocco Giannotti (Italy)

A 1st year trainee from Italy.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Yana Maksymets (Ukraine)

A 3rd year trainee from Ukraine.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Aiste Mikalauskaitė (Lithuania)

A 2nd year trainee from Lithuania.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Ikbal Akyildiz (Turkey)

From the 8 valid applications received from 4 different countries, the VdGM Fund was able to assist two applicants to attend the 5th VdGM Forum in Porto, 2018.

Among them was Ikbal is a 1st year trainee from Istanbul, Turkey. Read her report here.

2018 Bursary Recipient: Monika Kalesinksaite (Lithuania)

On her report, Monika, a 3rd year trainee from Kaunas (Lithuania), reflects on the learning and networking opportunities that arose from the bursary that allowed her to participate in the 5th VdGM Forum in Porto, 2018.

2017 Bursary Recipient: Kelly Baldeón (Spain)

In 2017, 9 applicants from 3 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. For the first time bursaries were offered for a VdGM Forum, in addition to the bursaries for the VdGM Preconference/WONCA Europe Conference. Thus, the VdGM Fund was able to assist two individuals to attend the 2017 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Prague and two others to attend the 4th VdGM Forum in Strasbourg. One of the latter was granted to Kelly.

2017 Bursary Recipient: Candan Kendir (Turkey)

The other bursary to attend the 4th VdGM Forum in Strasbourg was granted to Candan.

2017 Bursary Recipient: Codruţa Constantinescu (Romania)

Codruţa was one of the two individuals awarded with a bursary to attend the 2017 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Prague.

2017 Bursary Recipient: Elena Klusova (Spain)

Elena received the other bursary to attend the 2017 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Prague.

2016 Bursary Recipient: Cristiana Avramescu (Romania)

In 2016, 19 applicants from 9 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. The VdGM Fund was able to assist two individuals to attend the 2016 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Copenhagen.  One bursary was awarded to Cristiana.

2016 Bursary Recipient: Jakab Engya Aniko (Romania)

The other bursary was awarded to Jakab.

2015 Bursary Recipient: Yelena Khegay (Kazakhstan)

In 2015, 13 applicants from 7 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. Yelena Khegay (Kazakhstan) was one of the two individuals that the VdGM Fund was able to assist in attending the 2015 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Istanbul.

2015 Bursary Recipient: Vera Cristina de Jesus Pires da Silva (Portugal)

Another bursary was granted to Vera Silva to attend the 2015 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Istanbul.

2014 Bursary Recipient: Joana Neto (Portugal)

In 2014, 29 applicants from 11 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. The VdGM Fund was able to assist six of them in attending the 2014 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Lisbon. Among them was Joana Neto from Portugal;

2014 Bursary Recipient: Ana Costa (Portugal)

Ana Costa also from Portugal;

2014 Bursary Recipient: Belisa Tarazona Chocano (Spain)

Belisa from Spain;

2014 Bursary Recipient: Lisa Gambhir (Luxembourg)

Lisa from Luxembourg;

2014 Bursary Recipient: Seda Coskun (Turkey)

Seda from Turkey;

2014 Bursary Recipient: Jacek Bujko (Poland)

Jace Bujko from Poland.

2013 Bursary Recipient: Cristina Sicorschi (Spain)

In 2013, 22 applicants from 10 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. The VdGM Fund was able to assist six of them in attending the 2013 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Lisbon. Among them was Cristina from Spain;

2013 Bursary Recipient: Grabiella Iski (Hungary)

Grabiella from Hungary;

2013 Bursary Recipient: Maija Kozlovska (Latvia)

Maija from Latvia;

2013 Bursary Recipient: Sergey Surkov (Spain)

Sergey from Spain;

2013 Bursary Recipient: Luís Pinho Costa (Portugal)

Luís from Portugal;

2013 Bursary Recipient: Kristina Horova (Czech Republic)

Kristina from Czech Republic.