A thought on the crisis response and intervention mechanism during the COVID-19 in China

Longtao He, Associate professor & doctor, Institute of Social Development, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China. Address: 55 Guanghuacun Road, Chengdu city, 610074, China. Email: lzhlt01@hotmail.com The prevention, control, and intervention measures implemented after the COVID-19 outbreak in China have been praised by WHO, UN, and the international community. However, it is of […]

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INTRODUCTION: FANNING THE EMBERS

Family medicine must return to its roots to once again be a robust counterculture that reforms medicine. Founded in 1969, family medicine was a response to the public’s need for primary care that was comprehensive, accessible, continuous and affordable. This need is just as important today. Significantly, primary care challenges have changed, and family medicine […]

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Professor Shanzhu Zhu wins the WONCA Asia Pacific Region Five Star Doctor in 2019

The 2019 WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference was held on 15th to 18th in May in Kyoto, Japan,  under the shining sun. Its theme this year was “Medical generalists: bringing forward a brighter future”. Excellent news! Professor Shanzhu Zhu, president of the Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association-Committee of General Practice, won the 2019 WONCA Asia Pacific […]

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Research Methods for General Practitioners and Developing Small Scale General Practice Research

FMCH Editorial Office 1. The gap between general practice research and general practitioners In March 2019, editors of Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) took part in the annual Cross-Strait Conference of General Medicine in Zhengzhou, China, with a participation of over 3,500 general practitioners from all over China. When discussing general practice research at […]

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The 6th Cross-Strait Congress of General Practitioners was successfully held!

Spring March is like a sweet song and a hundred flowers bloom. With the theme of “Seize the Opportunity to Deepen the Integration and Development of General Practice “, the 6th Cross-Strait Congress of General Practitioners was successfully held in Zhengzhou during March 29-31 in 2019 at this beautiful time! A total of 243 experts […]

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2019 Meeting Calendar

China is at the stage of vigorously developing the discipline of general practice and cultivating capable general practitioners now. Therefore, to achieve these goals the Chinese General Practice Press, sponsor of the FMCH Journal, will hold a series of educational programs for general practitioners and researchers in 2019 in China, as detailed in the table […]

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Actions speak louder than words: current challenges and future responsibilities of general practice

Today, as primary health care is facing challenges from several aspects, researchers of general practice in various countries have formulated corresponding reform strategy. Based on a comprehensive review of recent papers published in journals of general practice around the world, we outline current threats to primary health care, the possible future reform direction, and the […]

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