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Sept. 28, 2022 Global Event

Primary Health Care: The heart of every health system?

This panel discussion opens our ten-part lunchtime seminar series, “Primary Health Care (PHC): The heart of every health system” that will run once a month throughout the 2022/23 academic year. 

The seminar series provides an overview of the key functions and features of PHC; its potential in achieving universal health coverage and its role in global health. Seminars are led by speakers working in a range of settings.

In this opening zoom-based session our panel of cross-country experts will consider what is stopping PHC from being the heart of every health system??? 

Drawing on their own research and experiences, panellists will discuss the role of primary health care within the health system, why primary health care receives relatively little attention from both policymakers and researchers, despite evidence that health systems with strong primary health care health improve population health outcomes at lower cost and consider what should happen next ...

Oct. 18, 2022 Africa, Europe, Global News

Training course in person-centred care is launched by GPCC researchers in the DR Congo

A training course in person-centred care has been carried out in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by researchers at The University of Gothenburg Center for Person-centred Care (GPCC) in Sweden. The course participants had various professions such as midwives, nurses and physicians. The researchers can report on a very positive reception and great commitment, with the potential to have a great future impact.