Improving Health and Building Human Capital Through an Effective Primary Care System

  title={Improving Health and Building Human Capital Through an Effective Primary Care System},
  author={Albert Lee and Andrew Kiyu and Helia Molina Milman and Jorge Santos-Juanes Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine},
  pages={75 - 85}
To improve population health, one must put emphasis on reducing health inequities and enhancing health protection and disease prevention, and early diagnosis and treatment of diseases by tackling the determinants of health at the downstream, midstream, and upstream levels. There is strong theoretical and empirical evidence for the association between strong national primary care systems and improved health indicators. The setting approach to promote health such as healthy schools, healthy… CONTINUE READING
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