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Republic Of Congo’s Focus On Primary Health Care Can Become Model For Other Nations, WHO DG Says

WHO: WHO Director General: Republic of Congo can transform its primary health care into a model for other nations
“The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has commended the Republic of Congo’s commitment to strengthening its health system through the primary health care approach, during a three-day visit to the central African country… ‘Primary health care is the foundation of universal health coverage,’ said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. ‘Most health problems can be addressed at the primary level where the cost of care is low and the returns on saving lives are high. So I commend your focus on primary health care and if you move swiftly, the Republic of Congo can become a model for other nations’…” (7/27).

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