International Federation of Primary Care Research Networks

Registered: 
March 05, 2015
Acronym: 
IFPCRN
City: 
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Main Phone: 
+30 2810 394621
Network Director: 
Christos Lionis
Network Member: 
Waris Qidwai
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
New Mexico
Wisconsin
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
International
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

The International Federation of Primary Care Research Networks (IFPCRN) was organized under the WONCA Task Force on Research at the May, 2001 meeting in Durban, South Africa. Nineteen individuals from seven countries participated. Chris van Weel offered, on behalf of the WONCA Task Force on Research, to sponsor the listserver and Web site for the new IFPCRN. The mission of the IFPCRN is to will support research for primary health care for the benefit of patients by:

the mutual support of research networks
the exchange of ideas and methodologies
advocacy for the quality of research in primary care
capacity building
policy and advocacy initiatives
doing collaborative research

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Other health or disease related interests
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Research in general
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
153