Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) 2014

  • Conference Call
  • It a plea­sure for the World Orga­ni­za­tion of Fam­ily Doc­tors (WONCA) to invite all of you to attend the Asia Pacific Regional Con­fer­ence of the World Orga­ni­za­tion of Fam­ily Doc­tors (WONCA) 2014, which will be held in Kuch­ing, Sarawak, Malaysia, May 21 – 24, 2014.

    The steady eco­nomic progress of the Asia-​Pacific region over the past few decades has brought about major invest­ment in the health­care and edu­ca­tion sec­tors. This is the oppor­tune time to take stock of the progress in Fam­ily Med­i­cine edu­ca­tion in the region, from the under­grad­u­ate teach­ing to post­grad­u­ate edu­ca­tion and Con­tin­u­ing Pro­fes­sional Devel­op­ment. WONCA 2014 will pro­vide an excel­lent plat­form for fam­ily physi­cians and trainees to update their knowl­edge and skills to best serve their patients on the frontline.

    Sci­en­tific Committee

    • Prof Dr. Teng Cheong Lieng
    • Pro­fes­sor CJ Ng
    • Dato Sheikh Mohd Amin
    • Dr Mas­tura Ismail
    • Dr Syed Alwi Syed Abdul Rahman
    • Assoc Pro­fes­sor Yong Rafi­dah Abdul Rahman

    Ple­nary Sessions

    • Are our uni­ver­si­ties nur­tur­ing the future fam­ily doctors
    • When Tra­di­tional and Com­ple­men­tary Med­i­cine meet Evidence-​based Medicine
    • Men’s Health
    • What does it take to be an evidence-​based fam­ily physician?
    • When East meets West — Learn­ing together to do research
    • Doc­tors at the front­line: clin­i­cian, man­ager, leader or more?

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    • Abdom­i­nal ultrasound
    • Assess­ing clin­i­cal deci­sion (KFP)
    • Assess­ing clin­i­cal deci­sion (SBA MCQ)
    • Assess­ing clin­i­cal skills
    • Assess­ment Principles
    • Bet­ter prescribing
    • Break­ing bad news
    • Can­cer of prostate: screen­ing & mx
    • Chronic dis­ease management
    • Com­ple­men­tary Med
    • Coun­selling smokers
    • Cos­metic dermatology
    • Crit­i­cal appraisal
    • Deal­ing with the industry
    • Deci­sion aids
    • Der­ma­tol­ogy
    • Ear prob­lems
    • EBM in practice
    • ECG
    • Elec­tronic records
    • Eye prob­lems
    • FM UG curriculum
    • Genetic coun­selling
    • GP as teachers
    • Health care financing
    • Hyp­no­sis
    • Inhalers: Old and new
    • Insulin ini­ti­a­tion
    • Joint and soft tis­sue injection
    • Lead­er­ship development
    • Malaria
    • Man­ag­ing your practice
    • Med­ical audits
    • Med­ical writing
    • Medico-​legal & eth­i­cal issues
    • Moti­va­tional interview
    • Obstet­ric ultrasound
    • Office gynae­col­ogy
    • Office surgery
    • Qual­i­ta­tive research
    • Rajaku­mar movement
    • Research meth­ods
    • Rural health
    • Screen­ing: Do’s and don’ts
    • Self assess­ment
    • Sex­ual dys­func­tion in men
    • Spirom­e­try
    • Sub­stance abuse
    • Telemed­i­cine
    • Testos­terone Deficiency
    • The anx­ious & depressed patients

    The top­ics men­tioned in the pro­gramme are merely exam­ples of what the organ­is­ers are look­ing for. The list of topic is not exhaus­tive. Pre­sen­ter can sug­gest new top­ics and sub­mit an abstract for con­sid­er­a­tion by the organisers.

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