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May 9, 2018

Primary health services at district level in South Africa: a critique of the primary health care approach

Region: Africa Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Reorienting the model of care Source: BMC Family Practice

The rhetoric of primary health care philosophy in the district health system is widely cited as a fundamental component of the health transformation process in post-apartheid South Africa. Despite, South Africa´s progress and attempts at implementing primary health care, various factors still limit its success.