Primary Healthcare

Primary health care ensures people receive comprehensive care throughout the lifespan, not just for a set of specific diseases – ranging from promotion and prevention to treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care

It is a whole-of-society approach to health and well-being centred on the needs and preferences of individuals, families and communities.  It addresses the broader determinants of health and focuses on the comprehensive and interrelated aspects of physical, mental and social health and wellbeing.

Source: WHO

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