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EGPRN Offline Research Course for Primary Health Care Professionals

Engagement of Young Professionals and EFPC - Change

Not to invent the wheal again ! Be an institutional partner (member) of EGPRN and open the research course to all of your paid members. That may enrich the activities of EFPC. And also you may advert and offer the webinars which are really nice and productive.  The end of such a ebbasedcourse is with a presentation by the candidate in a conference in front of mentors. That may be done in an EFPC activity and certificates may be handed by...

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Expanding the EFPC members

Increasing the Involvement and Participation of EFPC Members - Relationships

A campaign to attract new EFPC members: Where to start? - Social media but with what content? - Folders: where to distribute; do we use the attached folder (you can print ** yourself!) - Developing a one-liner? ** seems that still lots of people in the Primary Care field do not know about our existence; how to reach those people? Best way is when people start talking about you. How to make that happen? Please add your thoughts and...

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Distribute important open consultations asking EFPC Members Opinions/Experiences

Increasing the Involvement and Participation of EFPC Members - Recognition

As an Example, the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)  is currently making a background report for WHO based on the literature on rural primary care. The aim of the report is to describe the problem definition, the causes of the problem, the consequences for access and quality of care and possible solutions.   The had some questions relating to rural primary care in Europe. And members of EFPC could he...

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Provide updated information about initiatives/scholarship for Young Professionals

Engagement of Young Professionals and EFPC - How to encourage young PC professionals to become active?

Share updated opportunities or scholarships for Young professionals as well as information about the experiences of these programmes if somebody within the network has already done it. (possible guidance in case someone would like to apply) Initiative such as the European Health Parliament,  where young professionals/students from across Europe and with diverse backgrounds (political studies, biomedical science, pharmacy, medicine, econo...

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Influencing EU Commissioner

Increasing the Involvement and Participation of EFPC Members - Relationships

EFPC invited by the EU Commissioner on Health & Food safety, Dr Andriukaitis       Earlier this month on the 3rd of May the EFPC, together with their colleagues in the HTA Health Care Professionals group (EUPHA, PGEU, CPME, among others), was invited by Dr Andriukaitis and his staff to discuss issues connected to the proposed new regulation regarding Health Technology Assessment in the European Union. On behalf of t...

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Primary care lab sessions

Designing Future EFPC Conferences - Content

Lab sessions during the conference would provide a highly interactive and participatory atmosphere.  A lab sessions consist of the presentation of an issue/case from a particular country (for instance, the situation of family practice in country X) and then a panel ask questions and provide suggestions to improve the main issues presented. The audience are called to react and provide opinion and additional country references. ...

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Mentorship for YouEFPC

Interprofessional Learning and EFPC - EFPC CONFERENCE

Should we consider establishing a mentorship scheme for YOUEFPC? By this I mean a scheme that is to some extent formalised with a proper training programme for mentors and an evaluation built in to see if having a mentor makes a difference to their careers, experiences and the future of PHC? Please see this website for the programme we have developed in England: http://www.healthresearchmentor.org.uk/website/ We could do an adaptation of...

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Interactivity

Interprofessional Learning and EFPC - EFPC CONFERENCE

More interactivity in our activities is needed in order to meet the needs and expectations of members and other stakeholders. Including the challenge that it also should be fun and not a forced way to involve people; interactivity should be on a voluntary basis and therefor should include several formats from debates to roleplays, from workshops with small group-discussions to making/preparing something tangible; freedom of expression is key!&nbs...

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Interactivity

Interprofessional Learning and EFPC - EFPC CONFERENCE

More interactivity in our activities is needed in order to meet the needs and expectations of members and other stakeholders. Including the challenge that it also should be fun and not a forced way to involve people; interactivity should be on a voluntary basis and therefor should include several formats from debates to roleplays, from workshops with small group-discussions to making/preparing something tangible; freedom of expression is key! h...

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