Professor Marie Andrades, Head of the Institute of Family Medicine
at JSMU, described sanitation and hygiene as a worsening problem in the area.
The center is also home to an accredited family medicine
residency program, which provides learners with comprehensive training in diverse medical fields, including pediatrics, behavioral health, surgery and geriatrics.
Riaz Qureshi, Director of Family Medicine
department, Aga Khan University, Dr.
Aga Khan University's head of the family medicine
, Dr Riaz Qureshi, said that family medicine
has played a central role in the healthcare system.
"That should be a big red flag for everyone at a time [when] it's important to grow the family medicine
workforce because of the increasing needs for family physicians," Dr.
"We also indicated that many universities in this country offer Family Medicine
training, and are willing to admit more than the 50 doctors for training at a lower cost than would be incurred on the Cuban training programme, but this was similarly ignored," she said.
Speaking to Gulf News on the opening day of the three-day International Family Health Congress' sixth edition, Dr Mohammad Farghaly, general secretary of the Congress, said: "Family medicine
focuses on all non-communicable chronic diseases [NCDs] such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia and cancers wherein the community can go in for regular checks, preventing screenings and timely interventions at primary health centres."
Nostalgia Family Medicine
also offers pricing for home visits as well as family pricing and walk-in visits.
Hassham said by recognizing the necessity and making the new department of family medicine
within the faculty of Public Health with foreign trained family medicine
experts from UK and Gulf, KMU is really progressing towards its target goals.
Based on 2010-2012 data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, researchers found that of more than 43,000 medical school graduates, nearly 26 percent attended community college and nearly 9 percent trained in family medicine
. The study found that graduates who attended community college as pre-medical students were more likely to train in family medicine
, compared with graduates who attended other educational institutions.
Landsman provides personal and comprehensive care to patients 18 and older, and has an extensive background and interest in geriatric care.<br />Landsman is board certified in family medicine
and geriatric medicine and earned his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Kim Marvel's recent Family Medicine
personal narrative about his family's dissatisfying experience with a nursing home family meeting (Marvel, 2017).