qualifications: MBBCh, MFamMed
Professor Ian Couper is Director of the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health and Professor of Rural Health at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. A trained family physician, he spent nine years practising in a remote rural hospital in northern KwaZuluNatal province, and then 16 years working in primary care and health service development in rural North West province. He held the first chair of rural health at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He has chaired both the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA) and the Wonca Working Party on Rural Practice (WONCA Rural).
position: Editor-in-Chief, Rural and Remote Health
Emeritus Professor Paul Worley, Australian Rural Health Commissioner and former Dean of the School of Medicine at Flinders University, is the Editor-in-Chief of Rural and Remote Health. Paul is a practicing rural doctor and, as Editor, shapes and guides the journal, oversees the review process and supports and advises authors, taking an active interest in the progress of each article in production.
Just published: Attitudes and practices around skin infections in remote Western Australia
Just published: Barriers to access and use of GP out-of-hours services for older people in rural Ireland
WONCA South Asia region conference 2019
2020 WONCA World Rural Health Conference
VIII Cumbre Iberoamericana de Medicina Familiar 2020
WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference 2020
7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
WONCA Europe Region Conference 2020
WONCA World Conference 2020