PODC 2019 / Early Bird / Just one week left!

https://www.preventingoverdiagnosis.net/

If you are planning to attend Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference 2019 take this opportunity!

Registration Open

Early Bird Registration at £415 will stay open until July 31st 2019 unless sold out beforehand. Medical & Health Science Student rate and Patient/Charity Group rate will remain open until December 5th 2019. Please note there are limited numbers at this registration rate.

We are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for the 2019 Sydney conference. You are welcome to submit an abstract relating to one of the conference themes, or about any topic related to overdiagnosis and its prevention. We accept abstracts for presentations, posters, seminars and workshops.

This year’s themes are:

· Commercial Drivers of Overdiagnosis / Commercial Determinants of Health
· Genomics / Precision Medicine / AI
· Overdiagnosis and the Media
· Addressing Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Musculoskeletal Conditions
· Screening and Overdiagnosis in the Asia Pacific Region.

QP&O is one of the Associate partners

Overdiagnosis Position Paper / WONCA Europe Working Group on Overdiagnosis

Interesting position paper on Overdiagnosis.

The WONCA Europe Working Group on Overdiagnosis developed a position paper on Overdiagnosis and Action to Be Taken. The paper was endorsed by the WONCA Europe Council in Krakòw on 24th May 2018. The Working Group consisted of: Mateja Bulc, Andrée Rochfort, Johann A. Sigurdsson (chair), Shlomo Vinker and Giorgio Visentin.

Available: http://woncaeurope.org/content/overdiagnosis-position-paper

In WONCA webpage:

http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/News/WONCAEuropePositionPaperonOverdiagnosis.aspx