Primary Health Care


    KEY FACTS ·         PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CAN COVER THE MAJORITY OF A PERSON’S HEALTH NEEDS THROUGHOUT THEIR LIFE INCLUDING PREVENTION, TREATMENT, REHABILITATION AND PALLIATIVE CARE. ·         AT LEAST HALF OF THE WORLD’S PEOPLE STILL LACK FULL COVERAGE OF ESSENTIAL HEALTH SERVICES. ·         A FIT-FOR-PURPOSE WORKFORCE IS ESSENTIAL TO DELIVER PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, YET THE WORLD HAS AN ESTIMATED SHORTFALL OF 18 MILLION HEALTH WORKERS. ·         OF THE 30 COUNTRIES FOR WHICH DATA ARE AVAILABLE, ONLY 8 SPEND AT LEAST US$ 40 PER PERSON ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PER YEAR. WHAT IS PRIMARY HEALTH CARE? Primary health care 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. It provides whole-person care for health needs throughout the lifespan, not just for a set of specific diseases. Primary health care ensures people receive comprehensive care – ranging from promotion and…

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  • Hama Health Directorate Opens an Important Health Center in Al-Gab District

    Primary Health Care Department Today, on Monday, 05-11-2018, Hama Health Directorate opened the Middle Gab Health Center in Al-Gab area…

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  • Health Centers

    Provide NCD & CD care services, child care services, nutrition services, and reproductive health services.

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