Providing international support for the development and implementation of family medicine in Palestine

Improving the morale and self esteem of Palestinian family medicine health care professionals through provision of solidarity, relief of isolation and involvement in the wider international family medicine community.

What is Family Medicine?

According to the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), the aim of family medicine is to provide personal, comprehensive, and continuing care for the individual in the context of the family and the community

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Our goal

To contribute towards establishing family medicine practice as an academic discipline and an integral part of Palestinian primary health care.

What do we do?

  • Education and Training

  • Exchange Programmes

  • International Academic fellowships

  • In-Person and Online Support

  • Non-medical Workforce Support

  • Health Systems Support

  • Developing standards

  • Assessments and Examinations

  • Supporting FM institutions

Partnering With

  • The National University of An Najah, Nablus, West Bank Palestine
  • The Palestinian Association of Family Physicians
  • The UK Society of Academic Primary Care
  • The Royal College of General Practitioners
  • The Vasco De Gama movement (WONCA Europe)
  • The European Society of General Practice (WONCA Europe)
  • World Organization of Family Doctors, East Mediterranean (WONCA EMR)

Funded By

  • Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)
  • The International Medical Education Trust 2000 (IMET)
  • The British Council in Palestine