Nurses have a key role to play in primary care in expanding, connecting and coordinating care. Through their training and work, they are well placed and have been shown to provide safe and effective care in disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management and rehabilitation.

As on 31st March 2019, there are a total 160713 Sub Centres (SCs) (157411 rural + 3302 urban) functioning in India. Further, out of 157411 SCs, 7821 SCs have been converted into Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) in rural areas and out of 3302 SCs, 98 SCs have been converted into HWCs in urban areas.

The key objective of this research was to generate new evidence on outpatient antibiotic prescription rate and patterns in the private sector in India. We used 12-month period (May 2013 to April 2014) medical audit dataset from IQVIA (formerly IMS Health).

Nigeria and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in health and education by 2030, the 2019 Goalkeepers Report has said.

Primary health care is the foundation of universal health coverage; it is a whole-of-society approach to health and well-being, centred on the needs and preferences of individuals, families and communities.

This analysis reflects on experiences and lessons from four country settings—Zambia, India, Sweden and South Africa—on building collaborations in local health systems in order to respond to complex health needs.

A number of factors contribute to the performance and motivation of India’s Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs). This study aims to identify the key motivational factors (and their relative importance) that may help retain ASHAs in service.

Adapting to the evolved understanding of Concept of Primary Health (PHC), the Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs)under the ambit of ‘Ayushman Bharat’yojna are providing services directed towards the

The report recommends that China maintain the goal and direction of its healthcare reform, and continue the shift from its current hospital-centric model that rewards volume and sales, to one that is centered on primary care, focused on improving the quality of basic health services, and delivers high-quality, cost-effective health services.

At the PHC level, 25 types of lab tests will be conducted free-of-cost.

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