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About the Society

JFMPC is the official journal of the Academy of Family Physicians of India (AFPI) which is a professional academic association of primary care physicians in India promoting the development of Academic family medicine and primary healthcare. AFPI was founded in 2010 with a vision of transforming health care delivery system in India through enhanced level of community based high quality services. AFPI is a full member of WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) The academy currently has a membership base across India and functions through several state chapters. The academy is working towards empowering of primary care physicians in India for better health outcomes. AFPI advocates academic institutionalization of community health services. AFPI has supported equal professional opportunities and career progression for the primary care physicians at par with any other specialty. FMPC (National Conference on Family Medicine and Primary Care) is the official academic event of AFPI which provides forum for primary care physicians and health care professionals across spectrum to discuss and disseminate their academic as well as professional experiences. FMPC is also open to ordinary citizen for participation towards setting healthcare agenda. The members the Academy include family medicine specialists, practicing family physicians, general practitioners, medical officers who provide generalist medical care across all age groups, genders and organ system. AFPI is an equivalent organization to American Academy of Family Physicians, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal Australian College of General Practice for India.

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