Asia Pacific Family Medicine is an open access journal aiming to provide a forum for the dissemination of high quality regional research and to enhance the standards of family medicine by focusing on best practice.
- Kelsey Hegarty, University of Melbourne
- Zorayda Leopando, University of the Philippines Manila
- Yousuke Takemura, Mie University School of Medicine
Asia Pacific Family Medicine is the official journal of the WONCA Asia Pacific
A cross-sectional study of the differences in diabetes knowledge, attitudes, perceptions and self-care practices as related to assessment of chronic illness care among people with diabetes consulting in a family physician-led hospital-based first line health service and local government health unit-based health centers in the Philippines
The Third Lyn Clearihan Award for the Best Paper was presented at the WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Jeju 2012 to Mora Claramita, Adi H Sutomo,
Mark A Graber and Albert JJ Scherpbier. The award winning paper was
“Are patient-centered care values as reflected in teaching scenarios really being taught when implemented by teaching faculty? A discourse analysis on an Indonesian medical school's curriculum”
Asia Pacific Family Medicine 2011, 10:4.
WONCA Asia Pacific represents WONCA in the Asia-Pacific region (WONCA, the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians, is also known as the World Organization of Family Doctors). The society started as WONCA Asia Region in 1972, which was later subdivided into Asia Pacific and South Asia Middle East in 1992.