World physicians’ organization reiterates One Health recognition and support... WONCA E-Update Friday 8th December 2017 “World Organization of Family Doctors The World Organization of Family Doctors is a global not-for-profit professional organization representing family physicians and general practitioners from all regions of the world.” WONCA News – November 2017 The latest WONCA News (November 2017) is still accessible via the WONCA website, with lots of WONCA news, views and events. As ever, many articles also appear in Spanish and French. December’s WONCA News will appear over the weekend of 15/16 December. WONCA Working Party on the Environment: Planetary Health in South America In August’s WONCA News we included a report from Ralph Guggenheim about using WONCA conferences to promote the issue of planetary health, and he reported on his experiences at WONCA Europe in Prague. Now Paola Rava Dellepiane, WONCA Working Party on the Environment member, writes more on this issue, and describes her experiences at the WONCA Iberoamericana-CIMF Conference, in Lima, Perú, from 17th to 20th  August, 2017. The article also refers to WONCA’s Policy Statement on Planetary Health, which was endorsed by WONCA Executive at its April 2017 meeting.   WONCA and One Health Remaining on an environmental theme, a reminder that WONCA is a partner with the One Health Initiative. One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment. We’re proud to be one of a long and prestigious list of supporters, and encourage anyone with an interest in health and the environment to access their website for further information.  “Between animal and human medicine there are no dividing lines--nor should there be. The object is different but the experience obtained constitutes the basis of all medicine.”  Rudolf Virchow, MD (the father of cellular pathology) ... PHYSICIANS’ World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) issues One Health Letter of Support – Posted One Health Initiative website July 2, 2015 - Friday, July 03, 2015 PHYSICIANS’ World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) issues One Health Letter of Support – July 2, 2015   2nd July 2015   Laura H Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Bruce Kaplan, DVM Thomas P. Monath, MD One Health Initiative   Dear colleagues   Please find a letter of support, to the OneHealth Initiative, from WONCA - the World Organization of Family Doctors [physicians]. SEE:   With best regards   Dr. Garth Manning Chief Executive Officer World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) 12A-05 Chartered Square Building 152 North Sathon Road Silom, Bangrak Bangkok 10500 THAILANDEmail: