Annual Besrour Conference

The Besrour Global Health Conference is an annual invitational conference hosted by the CFPC, The Besrour Centre, and the CFPC’s Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM), as a result of the generosity of Dr Sadok Besrour. It is one of the key activities of the Besrour Centre, which is a collaborative hub established to increase global access to community-responsive, comprehensive, and competent family medicine. The Besrour Centre and its global health conference harness Canada’s extensive expertise in family medicine and our rich network of international academic collaborations to leverage this discipline as a pathway to health equity.

2017 Besrour Forum

“Leading the way to Universal Health Coverage through family medicine: Skills for success”
November 7 – 11, 2017 - Montreal, Canada
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2016 Conference

“Harnessing Family Medicine for SDG3”
November 1 – 6, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (In tandem with the WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors)

Executive Summary
Conference Report

2016 Besrour Conference 

2015 Conference

Family Medicine: At the Heart of Health Systems”   
November 11-14, 2015 – Toronto (Canada)

Executive Summary
Conference Report

Besrour Conference 2015 

2014 Conference

“Innovating for Action: Tools and Strategies to Advance Global Family Medicine”
November 13–15, 2014 – Quebec City (Quebec) 

Executive Summary
Consultation Report

Sadok Besrour Conference 2014  

2013 Conference

“Strengthening the Foundations”
November 5–8, 2013 – Vancouver (British Columbia)

Executive Summary
Final Consultation ReportGroup-Photo-2013Conference

2012 Conference

“Building Capacity in Family Medicine in Low and Middle Income Countries”
November 9–11, 2012 – King City, Ontario

Executive Summary
Final Consultation Report

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