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The Ministry of Health of Ukraine invites Ukrainian physicians to participate in the 2018 WICC Annual Meeting in Lviv

25 July 2018

On August 28, the 2018 WICC Annual Meeting in Lviv will bring together the leading specialists in Family Medicine/General Practice from around the world, who will share their knowledge and extensive experience, including with ICD-11, ICPC-2, SNOMED CT, ICF international clinical health terminologies and classifications. The experts will also discuss the development of new practices and initiatives. This session is a great opportunity for Ukrainian doctors to discuss the ongoing primary care transformation with foreign colleagues and leaders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

All interested physicians are asked to write a short essay describing at least three approaches to primary care improvement and optimization. Essays must be sent via email to: [email protected] (deadline: August 10, 2018 20:00).

After sending an essay, each physician will receive an invitation to the event. The meeting is supported by WHO Country Office Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine – the top 10 most motivated and innovative essay authors will receive financial support to attend the event: the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in cooperation with the WHO Country Office Ukraine will cover their accommodation, travel and food expanses.

The open session will be part of the 2018 WONCA International Classification Committee (WICC) annual meeting, which will take place on August 25-29 in Lviv, Ukraine. The WICC is WONCA's longest serving committee, whose mission is to develop and maintain classifications that accommodate the complete domain of family medicine/general practice.

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