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J Family Med Prim Care. 2016 Apr-Jun;5(2):220-224.

WONCA 2015 preconference exchange: Self-discovery, friendship, and innovation amidst diversity and uncertainty.

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Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, Campus Heymans (UZ Gent), 9000 Ghent, Belgium.
Department of Family Medicine, University of Jos/Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Public Health Centre, Agios Stefanos, Greece.
Conchas Family Health Unit, Alameda da Linha de Torres, 5th and 6th Floor, No. 243, 1750 Lisbon, Portugal.
Family Medicine Unit, American Hospital, Tesvikiye Mahallesi, Güzelbahçe Sokak, No: 20, 34365, Şişli, Turkey.
Department of Family Medicine, Marmara University Training and Research Hospital, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey.


This commentary is the result of a long-distance creative writing project between young general practitioners (GPs) from around the world. They wrote this after participating in an exchange program in Turkey, where they had the opportunity to shadow a Turkish GP, and talk about primary health care around the world. This program was organized by the Vasco da Gama Movement (Vasco da Gama Movement is WONCA Europe's Working group for New and Future GPs:


Fear; Turkey; friends; general practitioners

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