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6th APPCRC In Conjunction With FM Symposium (21-23 Sep 2017)

6th APPCRC in conjunction with Family Medicine Symposium from 21-23 Sep 2017

Co-organised by the College of Family Physicians Singapore (CFPS) and SingHealth Duke-NUS Family Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (FM ACP), the 6th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference (APPCRC) in conjunction with Family Medicine Symposium was held from 21-23 September 2017 at the Academia, Singapore General Hospital. The Guest-of-Honour was A/Prof Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services (Health Services Group), Ministry of Health, Singapore. The conference, themed "Advancing Best Care through Education and Research", attracted close to 400 attendees, namely from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Australia and New Zealand. It showcased the latest developments in clinical care, research and education across public and private primary care sectors in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. Various eminent local and overseas speakers shared invaluable knowledge and insights over the three days, which greatly benefitted the delegates.

During the opening ceremony, Guest-of-Honour Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services (Health Services Group), Ministry of Health, shared that CFPS will enhance its Family Medicine training programmes in areas such as chronic disease management, mental health and geriatrics. There has also been an increase in enrolment of Family Medicine training programmes, and that is an encouraging progress towards the vision of “One Singaporean, One Family Physician”.

Click HERE to access the recorded lectures and speakers' slides.


Below were some highlights from the conference:


Opening Ceremony on 22 Sep 2017



Keynote Speakers



Pre-Conference Workshops




Main Conference







Conference Dinner



FM Symposium





Heartiest congratulations to the following winners of the respective categories:


Oral Presentation Award Winners


Poster Presentation (Medical Category) Award Winners


Poster Presentation (Nursing, Allied Health & Medical Student Category) Award Winners


Research Championship Winners


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