WONCA Family Medicine

The WONCA Family Medicine series is a collection of books written by world-wide experts and practitioners of family medicine, in collaboration with The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).

WONCA is a not-for-profit organization and was founded in 1972 by member organizations in 18 countries. It now has 118 Member Organizations in 131 countries and territories with membership of about 500,000 family doctors and more than 90 per cent of the world’s population.

  • Refugee and Migrant Health: A Primary Care Perspective book cover

    Refugee and Migrant Health

    A Primary Care Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernadette N. Kumar, Esperanza Diaz

    In this time of large-scale global migration at levels unrivalled since World War II, primary care practitioners are providing the first line of care to economic immigrants and refugees. In doing so, they face daily the considerable challenges that this heterogenic group brings in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care book cover

    Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

    This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Primary Health Care around the World: Recommendations for International Policy and Development book cover

    Primary Health Care around the World

    Recommendations for International Policy and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Van Weel, Amanda Howe

    This unique book is the first to bring together primary care experiences from around the world, with emphasis on non-Western regions. Utilising published articles that profile different countries’ primary health care, accompanied by expert commentaries, the book consolidates global primary health…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • How To Do Primary Care Research book cover

    How To Do Primary Care Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Robert Mash

    This practical ‘How To’ guide talks the reader step-by-step through designing, conducting and disseminating primary care research, a growing discipline internationally. The vast majority of health care issues are experienced by people in community settings, who are not adequately represented by…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients book cover

    Every Doctor

    Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients, 1st Edition

    By Leanne Rowe, Michael Kidd

    "Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally … as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared for, much like I do when visiting my personal family doctor. Every Doctor will speak to you as well." Associate Professor Sandy Buchman, Family Physician Practising in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Family Medicine: The Classic Papers book cover

    Family Medicine

    The Classic Papers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kidd, Iona Heath, Amanda Howe

    Containing papers carefully compiled for both their historical importance and contemporary relevance, Family Medicine: The Classic Papers brings together a team of experts, led by global family medicine leaders Michael Kidd, Iona Heath and Amanda Howe, who explain the importance of each selected…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • International Perspectives on Primary Care Research book cover

    International Perspectives on Primary Care Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Bob Mash

    International Perspectives on Primary Care Research examines how the evidence base from primary care research can strengthen health care services and delivery, tackle the growing burden of disease, improve quality and safety, and increase a person-centred focus to health care. Demonstrating the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • The Contribution of Family Medicine to Improving Health Systems: A Guidebook from the World Organization of Family Doctors book cover

    The Contribution of Family Medicine to Improving Health Systems

    A Guidebook from the World Organization of Family Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kidd

    "This guidebook systematically analyses the contribution of family medicine to highquality primary health care in addressing the challenges faced by current health systems, and provides options for moving forward. It serves as a pragmatic guide to potential strategies for putting in place family…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine