We are delighted to extend our warmest invitation to all esteemed European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN) members for the upcoming 98th EGPRN meeting, set to take place in the picturesque city of Porto, Portugal, from 9th to 12th May. Under the "Evidence-Based General Practice" theme, this conference promises to be an engaging and enlightening event that will foster collaborative efforts to advance research, education, and innovation in primary care.
Porto, a city steeped in history and vibrant culture, sets the perfect backdrop for this gathering of distinguished researchers and practitioners. With its strong commitment to Primary Care, Portugal's healthcare landscape has witnessed significant strides in recent years. The 98th EGPRN meeting in Porto is a testament to the dedication and progress of primary care research and education in the country.
The theme of the 98th EGPRN meeting, "Evidence-Based General Practice," aligns seamlessly with the evolving healthcare landscape in Portugal. This paradigm shift aims to foster better interdisciplinary collaboration and establish a framework for connecting welfare and healthcare on a local community level.
Over the past few decades, primary health care and general practitioners in Portugal have gained prominence, following the guidelines set forth by the World Health Organization (WHO). With a focus on prevention and well-being, practices have transitioned into multidisciplinary health centers.
In light of this evolving healthcare context, the need for innovative and multidisciplinary research designs becomes imperative that can translate evidence into practice.
Moreover, this gathering will provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with population-based studies. Understanding the collective health needs of communities and implementing data-driven strategies will shape the future of evidence-based general practice in Europe.
In conclusion, the 98th EGPRN meeting in Porto, Portugal, promises to be a dynamic platform for exchange, learning, and innovation, as we collectively strive to enhance evidence-based general practice. Together, let us chart a course towards a healthier and more interconnected future for primary care, leaving an indelible impact on the well-being of communities and patients alike.