Primary Healthcare Forms an Integral Part of the Country’s Health System

Primary healthcare is important

Primary health care is the first contact that communities make with the country‚Äôs national health system. It is the first constituent of the health care system. Primary healthcare is meant to facilitate health care provision as close as possible to where communities are. The main focus areas of primary healthcare …

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Health Education is Important in Combating Covid-19

Health Education is Important in Combating Covid-19

The WHO defines primary healthcare as a concept that considers individuals’ holistic health care needs and their communities. The major components of primary health care are an adequate supply of water, sanitation and health education. These components have never been more critical than now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Good hand …

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Local Government is Critical for Primary Healthcare

Local government is critical in public healthcare

South Africa is one of the countries where the Public Health System structure was transformed into a district health system. The aim was to deliver health services to people following primary health care principles and guidelines. Primary health care is the first contact that communities make with their national health …

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How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

Protection Against Coronavirus

COVID-19 or Coronavirus is a virus that causes respiratory disease and can be fatal for people with pre-existing chronic conditions and weakened immune systems. You can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19 by taking some simple precautions: Avoid crowded places and keep social distancing of at least …

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