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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New WHO advisory group launched in Almaty to shape the future of primary health care

Experts convened in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 20–21 June 2017 for the inaugural meeting of the Primary Health Care Advisory Group. The WHO Regional Director for Europe launched the Advisory Group to advance primary health care in the WHO European Region.

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WHO European Centre for Primary Health Care

Division of Health Systems and Public Health, Kazakhstan

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Crossroads

December 2016