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.Read more
Top storyToolkit 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.
- Almaty celebrates the official 40th birthday of primary health care
- Strengthening the role of journalists in promoting primary health care in the CIS
- Making the economic case for primary health care
- Celebration of policy, research, education and practice in primary health care: scientific pre-conference to the Global Conference on Primary Health Care
- Global Conference on Primary Health Care
Contact usWHO European Centre for Primary Health Care
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Call for papersSubmissions now open - Public Health Panorama primary health care issue (December 2018). Deadline for submissions 20-06-2018.
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