Call for new Rural WONCA Committee Members

Rural Wonca is calling for nominees for the Rural WONCA (Working Party on Rural Practice) Council 2018.  

Council is meeting at the 15th Wonca World Rural Health Conference in New Delhi in April.

Rural Wonca is this year seeking especially candidates from the following categories:

  • Young doctors
  • Female
  • Developing countries
  • Student
  • Indigenous

Other existing criteria include that would be considered favourably include:

  • Underrepresented region
  • Underrepresented country
  • World recognised authority
  • Nationally recognised
  • Practicing rural doctor

All candidates will be considered. Rural Nurses and other health professionals will be considered.  The positions are not representative of any organisation.

It is expected that successful candidates will bring to Council a passion for rural practice and rural communities.

The closing date for applications will be  COB UTC 16th March 2018.

The candidates will need to:

  • Submit a completed application (attached) +/- CV and
  • Submit a video (no more than 5 minutes) outlining why they should be considered for Council. ( A google drive link will be provided on receipt of application).

Please submit applications to

Bruce Chater – email bruce.chater [at]

Rural Wonca look forward to hearing from you.

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