The way forward: the International Primary Care Respiratory Group 2nd World Conference, Melbourne, 19–22 February 2004

Justin J Beilby, Nicholas J Glasgow and H John Fardy
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06174.x
Published online: 19 July 2004

The IPCRG is fostering international links between primary care clinicians and researchers

  • 1 General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA.
  • 2 Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, NSW.
  • 3 Illawarra and Shoalhaven Medical Teaching Program, Wollongong, NSW.


Competing interests:

H J F was paid to act as moderator, chairman and speaker at the AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline satellite symposia held outside the scientific conference program. No other competing interests were identified.

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