As part of its remit to support facilitate international academic exchanges and faculty training in general practice, GCPP has also sponsored and organized many national community health initiatives and general practice academic exchanges jointly with the General Practice Training Center of the Ministry of Health. CGPP is constantly working to enhance international general practice communication and exchanges. CGPP has carried out elite general practitioners’ and faculty training with the help of international experts, which has promoted the sustainable development of community health services and improved general practice in China. A number of recent key events are highlighted below.
The 1st PKUHSC International Forum on General Practice & The 2nd GP’s Elite Faculty Training held in Beijing, P.R. China, October 2013 was hosted by the Chinese General Practice Press.
The West Lake International Conference on General Practice held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China, October 2014.
The event was hosted
by the Chinese General Practice Press. Experts attending and delivering keynote lectures included Dr. Garth Manning, Chief Executive Officer of WONCA; Liji Wang, deputy director of International Cooperation Department, National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC); Prof. Shanzhu Zhu, head of the Department of General Practice, Fudan University; Prof. Robert E Rakel, former vice president of the American Board of Family Practice; Prof. Nigel Mathers, honorary secretary of Royal College of General Practice (RCGP) and head of the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, University of Sheffield; Prof. Kurt C Stange, editor of Annals of Family Medicine; Prof. Martin Scherer, vice president of the German College of General Practitioners, and director of the Department of Primary Care in University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; Prof. Roger Zoorob, chair of Baylor’s Family and Community Medicine; Dr. Sandra Mather, head of International, RCGP and Prof. Tesshu Kusaba, deputy director-general of the Hokkaido Centre for Family Medicine in Japan. Over 800 guests and representatives from countries and regions all over the world attended the Conference.
The Annual Academic Meeting of the Committee of General Practice, Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association held by the Chinese General Practice Press in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China, April 2015.
Experts attending and delivering keynote lectures include: Director Liji Wang, Office for Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan Affairs of National Health and Family Planning Commission of P.R. China; Deputy Director
Shengguo Jin, Department of Science and Technology Education of National Health and Family Planning Commission of P.R. China; President Tongbin Zhao, Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association; Prof. Shanzhu Zhu, chair of the Committee of General Practice, Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association; Prof. Kwok Tung Li, Honorary Treasurer of WONCA and Chair of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians; Director Meng-Chih Lee, Taiwan Society of Family Medicine etc. Over 700 guests and representatives from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the mainland of China have attended the event.