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Join our Australian delegation to the 21st WONCA World Conference. Experience the best of Rio with Unconventional Conventions – we have over 20 years of experience organising conferences for Australian doctors in some of the world’s most exotic destinations.

RIO IS A TOTAL BUZZ……………. white sandy beaches packed with people of every size, shape and colour; its historical centre with colourful alleyways, cobble-stone plazas and elegant cafes; its Bohemian neighbourhoods brimming with artists and clubs where the sounds of samba and jazz pour out all night long; its magnificent parks and mansions alongside ramshackle favelas. And presiding over all of this, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms outstretched  – perhaps to offer forgiveness for such rampant hedonism.

Academic Program.

Unconventional Conventions will lead an Australian delegation to attend the 21st WONCA World Conference of General Practitioners organised by the World Organisation of Family Doctors and Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine. Unconventional Conventions delegates will have access to the entire scientific program and exhibition.

This international event, held every 3 years, attracts incredibly high caliber speakers from a wide range of fields. Topics for the RIO 2016 conference include quaternary prevention, over-diagnosis, electronic health records, quality assessment, pre test probability, and health system management.

Main Conference.

Dates

Join our Australian delegation to the 21st WONCA World Conference. Experience the best of Rio with Unconventional Conventions – we have over 20 years of experience organising conferences for Australian doctors in some of the world’s most exotic destinations.

RIO IS A TOTAL BUZZ…………….with its white sand beaches packed with people of every size, shape and colour playing beach football, swimming, jogging or just lazing about; its historical centre with colourful alleyways, cobble-stone plazas and elegant cafes; its Bohemian neighbourhoods brimming with artists and clubs where the sounds of samba and jazz pour out all night long; its magnificent parks and mansions alongside ramshackle faceless (slums) and soccer fanaticism like nowhere else on earth. And presiding over all of this, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms outstretched  – perhaps to offer forgiveness for such rampant hedonism.

Pre Conference Tour.

Dates

Join us for this fabulous introduction to South America. Enjoy cosmopolitan, sophisticated Buenos Aires – the “Paris of South America” – with wide tree-lined boulevards, monumental plazas, colourful cobblestone streets, buzzing cafes and restaurants, the best shopping and, encapsulating the mood of this city, the provocative, sensual tango. Then, as a complete contrast, visit spectacular Iguazu Falls where two great rivers plunge into a huge gorge forming a series of magnificent cascades. Don’t miss this wonderful experience!

Post Conference Tour.

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Join us for this once in a lifetime MUST – a trip to the land of the Incas. Pass through valleys where fertile terraced gardens teeter on the sides of impossibly steep mountains. Visit quaint market towns where local Indians in colourful outfits, topped with incongruous “white-man” black bowler hats sell all manner of produce and fabulous crafts. Explore Cuzco, the hub of the Inca civilisation. And of course, the highlight, Machu Picchu – “Lost City of the Incas” – the most extraordinary construction hidden away in the dense cloud forest of the Andes. Breathtaking!

If you are moderately fit you have the option of walking the last section of the Inca Trail arriving at the Sun Gate to the awesome vista of the ruins spread out below.

HIKING SPACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED SO BOOKS SOON TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT 

Inca Trail.

Dates

HIKING SPACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED SO BOOKS SOON TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT 

Hiking on The Inca Trail is an absolutely unforgettable experience. This optional hiking tour joins the trail for the last day of hiking, arriving at the Sun Gate to view the iconic Machu Picchu from above.

Photos And Merchandise.

COFFEE TABLE BOOK

Purchase Mark Cunich’s 110-page hard cover photo journal with highlights from the 3 week trip. All photos were taken during the trip. One click and the photo album will be delivered to your door.

You can preview every page of the book before purchasing. Just follow the link.

CLICK HERE TO PREVIEW AND BUY NOW

SHARED PHOTOS

Click on the link below to be directed to the shared photos folder.

LINK TO SHARED PHOTOS

To access, you will need to use the password provided by Mark Cunich in the email from 17 November.

To look through the photos online, click on one, then use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the page. You can download one at a time using the icon in the top right whilst in that view mode. It should take less than a minute to download.

To download all photos please click on download in the top right corner.

Dr Gary Kilov (1:42)
Dr Asha Nair (1:31)
Dr Ralph Audehm (1:11)
Dr Diana Hart & Dr Roger Scurr (1:39)