Latin America Regional Highlights

Latin America Regional Highlights

LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Each community update will feature a different region to get a feeling what it's like to live, study and work there as a health professional. Interview with Paulo Marcondes By Aricia De Kempeneer What are the burning issues in health in your region? Latin America is composed of 20 countries and [...]
Secrets of Successful Fundraising – Fostering Social Accountability through Implementing Donor-Funded Projects…An Interview with Gustaaf Wolvaardt Author

Secrets of Successful Fundraising – Fostering Social Accountability through Implementing Donor-Funded Projects…An Interview with Gustaaf Wolvaardt Author

Give background what lead up to this?  How did you prepare to present/ teach this to others? I had the privilege to be exposed to Charles Boelen one of the social accountability guru's in the mid-nineties when I was the South African Health fellow attached  in Geneva and he was a lone voice advocating for [...]
Conference Feedback and Experience 2017 – Aufia Espressivo (UGM)

Conference Feedback and Experience 2017 – Aufia Espressivo (UGM)

Aufia Espressivo is a Dental Student at the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia. She attended the World Summit on Social Accountability in Hammamet Tunisia this April 2017. She was the only Indonesian student and it was her first international conference. The Student Network Organization asked her for feedback and to describe the experience.  One day [...]
A Conversation with…Robert (Bob) Woollard by Aricia De Kempeneer

A Conversation with…Robert (Bob) Woollard by Aricia De Kempeneer

Dr. Woollard is Professor of Family Practice at UBC. He has extensive national and international experience in the fields of medical education, the social accountability of medical schools, ecosystem approaches to health, and sustainable development. He is actively involved in Nepal with a new national medical school, school of public health, and nursing school founded [...]

Don’t miss the early bird registration opportunity for the upcoming European Conference on Interprofessional Practice & Education

The 6th European conference on interprofessional practice and education is held in Lausanne, Switzerland. The call for submission of abstracts/proposals is open until April 20th. Early bird registration closes on March 20th. The number of participants is limited. Please make your arrangements soon. All information is available on www.eipen.eu  

World Health Assembly 2016: Global & Local, Public Health & Primary Care in Action!

The Network: TUFH was involved in a side event in May at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. Our former Secretary General, Jan De Maeseneer, provided an extensive presentation on public health and primary care. Congratulations Jan! Click here for more information. http://www.euprimarycare.org/news/world-health-assembly-2016-global-local-public-health-primary-care-action  

Developing Family Medicine in Africa

Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Jan de Maeseneer and Catherine Kansiime on the growth of a speciality that is beginning to flourish, despite obstacles in its path. Sub-Saharan Africa has some of the world’s poorest communities and very high death rates from preventable infectious diseases compared with the developed world. The shortage of primary care physicians in rural areas and in suburban townships, [...]

Conference Statement Sustainable Development Goals

Dear All, Please find the conference statement on Sustainable Development Goals, as approved by the Annual Conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health in Johannesburg, 16 September 2015. Yours sincerely, The Network: Towards Unity for Health. Sustainable Development Goals