Invitation: WRHC 2018
It is a great pleasure to announce the 15th WONCA World Rural Health Conference (WRHC 2018) to be held in New Delhi from 26th - 29th April 2018. This international event will see delegates from around the world; inspiring and exchanging ideas on the latest developments and challenges in rural family practice and rural and remote health in general.
The Academy of family physicians of India (AFPI), in recognition of its leadership and success in championing primary care, is proud to have been invited by the WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice to host this conference. This conference will be held in collaboration with WONCA Rural South Asia (WoRSA).
WONCA now has 118 Member Organizations in 131 countries and territories with membership of about 500,000 family doctors and more than 90 per cent of the world's population. The WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice consists of up to 20 members with represent-actives from each of the world's regions: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australasia / Pacific with a vision of health for all rural people around the world.
The conference expects more than 1500 delegates from all over world. The delegates will include rural doctors, nurses, community health workers, ASHA workers, researchers, academics, medical students, public health professionals, policy makers and administrators from both the public and private.
It is a window of opportunity for all of us to know, the advances made in different rural health domains and also a forum to discuss family medicine and its role in rural health solutions.
You all are welcome to join this academic extravaganza, to inspire and inform and exchange experiences and to celebrate the work we do daily with our patients and their communities.
Dr. Raman Kumar
Dr. Pratyush Kumar
President Academy of Family Physicians of India
President Elect WONCA South Asia Region
Chair WONCA Rural South Asia (WoRSA)
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