WHO report

Collier, Roger
November 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p1116
Academic Journal
The article discusses a World Health Organization (WHO) annual report that suggests that nations must zero in on primary care to bridge the gulf between the world's rich and poor in health care access, costs and outcomes. According to the report, "Primary Health Care: Now More Than Ever," a number of countries see health care primarily as the delivery of biomedical interventions and neglect the value of effective prevention.


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