primary health care


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health care that is provided by a health care professional in the first contact of a patient with the health care system

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He also disclosed that the State Executive Council's approval of the transfer of all Primary Health Care staff and their emoluments from the local government councils to the Board.
Primary health care is also a key pathway to achieving universal health coverage, a stated goal of the international community.
Health-care facilities that wish to provide family medicine and primary health care under the new standards will have to be licensed first by the department.
Well integrated primary health care system is essential for the achievement of UHC both equitably and cost-effectively.
The session was attended by Dr Abdul Aziz Al Zarooni, Director of Al Amal Hospital and Deputy Director of Dubai Medical District, along with a number of officials from primary health care centres and the Ministry of Health's Government Innovation Laboratory.
Two presentations were based on nurse primary health care and nurse practitioner (NP)-led clinics.
From a primary health care perspective, supporting and developing an effective and efficient health workforce underpins the objectives of organised primary health care.
Rehab Al-Watyan, director of the primary health care department at the Ministry of Health, noted in a press statement today that the upcoming conference's focus on the importance of primary care was in abidance to resolutions adopted by the WHO regarding such care.
Ferdous indicated that the primary health care projects will be implemented in cooperation with the federal Ministry of Health, the Qatari and the international aid organizations, the voluntary and charity organizations that are relating to the work of the Ministry of Health.
Mental disorders are common, disabling and usually untreated, and WHO's Mental Health Global Action Programme (mhGAP) was developed in 2008 to scale up care for mental, neurological and substance use disorders with simple treatment protocols that can be offered by primary health care doctors and nurses.
With plans by Wales' health boards to push more services out into the community, Dr Hussey said the primary health care team is the "bedrock" of the health system and said they are very much seen as the hub of the community.
The business owns and operates primary health care properties such as GP surgeries.
The new Primary Health Care health centre on the Whitecap Dakota First Nation is one of eight sites chosen across the province to test innovative approaches to primary health care through collaborative partnerships.
NZNO has developed a position statement on new primary health care (PHC) service models.
Leading patient safety software provider, Datix, has announced that it has been chosen by Primary Health Care to drive quality healthcare services across its 23 primary health care facilities and wellness centres.
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