NEWS FLASH! Professor Shanzhu Zhu wins the WONCA Asia Pacific Region Five Star Doctor in 2019!
2019 WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference is holding on 15th to 18th in May in Kyoto, Japan under the shining sun now. Its theme this year is “Medical generalists: bringing forward a brighter future”.
Good news is coming from the scene! Professor Shanzhu Zhu, president of the Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association-Committee of General Practice, wins the 2019 WONCA Asia Pacific Region Five Star Doctor Award. (The second from the left in the following picture.)
The concept of a “five star doctor” was proposed by the World Health Organization(WHO). The World Organization of Family Doctors(WONCA) awards Five Star Doctor Awards to outstanding family doctors each year in its major member regions. The award evaluates the declared family doctors as the care provider, decision maker, communicator, community leader and manager.
Under the joint recommendation of the Chinese Medical Association General Practice Branch and the Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange Association-Committee of General Practice, Professor Shanzhu Zhu is elected with absolute superiority as the only one who wins WONCA Asia Pacific Region Five Star Doctor Award in 2019 after the rigorous evaluation and voting by the selection committee. This is also the first general practitioner in mainland China to receive this honor.
The award shows that the work of Chinese general practitioners has been recognized and praised by the other peers in the world. It also shows the outstanding contribution of Professor Shanzhu Zhu to the development of general practice in China and internationally.