Primary health care

Primary health care is health care received in the community, usually from family doctors, community nurses, staff in local clinics or other health professionals. It should be universally accessible to individuals and families by means acceptable to them, with their full participation and at a cost that the community and country can afford.

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Toolkit to help European Region move towards sustainable health workforce now available online

A toolkit designed to raise awareness in countries that the health workforce is an essential investment in universal health coverage is now available online. The toolkit was produced by WHO/Europe, in collaboration with regional experts.

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WHO European Centre for Primary Health Care

Division of Health Systems and Public Health, Kazakhstan

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Video - Working towards PHC in the European Region

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December 2017