The Fiji College of General Practioners growing from strength to strenth

This was supposed to have been posted here initially. ..still have my blogging L plated

Diabetes Papua New Guinea

In 2013 I had the privilege of attending a workshop on research for primary health practitioners cohosted by the Fiji College of General Practitioners and the WONCA.

WONCA is an unusual, yet convenient acronym comprising the first five initials of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.

WONCA’s short name is World Organization of Family Doctors.

It was a very useful trip for me not only for what I learned from the three day workshop but also because of the great contacts I met during the event.

It was a coming together of many primary care physician mainly from Fiji and a few like myself from other South Pacific island countries.

I returned inspired to be a part of the establishment of a PNG College of General Practitioners which I see as the organization that should play the main role in the post…

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About Dr. Poyap J Rooney

Dr. Rooney is a medical doctor who has gained both his undergraduate medical degree and more recently his post graduate masters degree in clinical biochemistry at the University of Papua New Guinea.
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