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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Breathe in the knowledge: Hungary seeks to integrate services for patients with COPD

On the occasion of the COPD World Day events, under the slogan Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease “Breathe in the knowledge”, Hungary’s National Koranyi Institute of TB and Pulmonology called for patients, practitioners, health managers and policy-makers to raise awareness, improve population health literacy and adopt a person-centred approach for integrated COPD services.

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