Primary care and international health links: should GPs get more involved?

Thomas, Kathrin; Lloyd, Geoff; Taylor, Cath
November 2011
British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p689
Academic Journal
The article discusses the history, impact and future direction of the International Health Links movement. It indicates a resurgence in primary health care in low income countries where essential care packages are a poor substitute for full primary health care many richer countries benefit from. It cites the need to encourage existing links on true needs assessment, implement monitoring within link activity and the building of new models of links embedded in the National Health Service.


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