Sir Sarabatnam Arulkumaran, President of the International Federation of OBGYN and John Howard, Chairman of the International Forum of Academy of Medical Royal Colleges were the keynote speakers at the 2nd Family Medicine event organised by the MSc in Family Medicine programme of the Medical School in collaboration with the Nicosia-Kyrenia Medical Association ‘Hippocrates’.  The event titled ‘The importance of family doctor’s training in modern health care systems’ took place at the Unesco Amphitheatre on September 9.  Both professors recently joined the faculty of the MSc in Family Medicine programme.  Sir Arulkumaran is a Professor and Chair of the Department of OBGYN at the Medical School whereas John Howard is a Professor of General Practice and International and Cyprus MRCGP (INT) Lead.