Mission

The European Union of General Practitioners (UEMO) is an organisation of the most representative national, non-governmental, independent organisations representing general practitioners / family physicians in the countries of Europe.

Founded in 1967 by the national organisationsin Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy, the Union quickly grew to encompass organisations from all current Member States of the European Union, as well as from the countries of the European Free Trade Association and other European countries.

The UEMO aims to promote the highest standard of training, practice and patient care within the field of general practice / family medicine throughout Europe and defend the role of general practitioners / family physicians in the healthcare system.