Winter CPD Meeting

Under the auspices of the University's Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, the Malta College of Family Doctors will be organising its winter Continuing Professional Development meeting on The Future of Family Medicine in Malta and the Role of the Malta College of Family Doctors.  This is to be held between the 12th and 14th February 2003 at 8.30 pm in the Conference Hall, University of Malta Medical School, G'Mangia.

The objectives of the meeting are to broach issues of relevance in the EU directives and the draft HCPA vis-à-vis family medicine; to involve representatives from the Health Division and the Medical Association of Malta in these issues; to familiarise family doctors with local developments such as vocational training, membership by examination and so on; to acquaint family doctors with the MCFD's involvement in these and other academic issues and to provide a forum for discussion of these and other matters.

Speakers include Dr Adrian Micallef, Dr Philip Sciortino and Dr Jean Karl Soler on behalf of the MCFD; Dr Stephen Fava and Dr Tonio Xuereb representing the Medical Association of Malta (MAM) and Dr Ray Busuttil, Director General (Health). The meeting is being sponsored by Delta Ltd. All medical practitioners and senior medical students are invited. The Malta College of Family Doctors will accredit participation. The full programme may shortly be seen on the net at:

Communications Office

28 January 2003