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WONCA Dublin 1998

Rural Health is very well developed in places such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States and elsewhere. In 1998 the Annual Meeting of WONCA( The World Organisation of Family Doctors) was held in Dublin with the Irish College of General Practitioners' being host.

As part of the WONCA Conference Wednesday 17th June was designated 'Rural Day'. Professor Roger Strasser, Monash Rural Centre, Australia,Chairman of the Rural WONCA Steering Committee was the main organiser. Dr Jerry Cowley was anchorman for 'Rural Day'

WONCA Scottish Satellite

Dr. John McLeod of the Isle of North Uist organised a post conference rural satellite meeting at Fort William on Wednesday June 24th 1998.

WONCA Westport Satellite

As part of WONCA 1998 the Irish Institute of Rural Health and the Irish College of GP's hosted a 'Rural Satellite Conference ' in Westport, Co. Mayo, in association with WONCA and EURIPA, from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June 1998. A very interesting programme was organised with a practical 'hands-on' component as well.

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