Int J Family Med Prim Care | Volume 2, Issue 2 | Review Article | Open Access

Primary Health Care: The Foundation of the Health System

Faisal Abdullatif Alnaser

1Department of Family Medicne, Imperial College London, England
2International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine, Bahrain
3Bahrain Representative in Anti-Smoking International Alliance, Bahrain

*Correspondance to: Faisal Abdullatif Alnaser 

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The Health care service delivery in various countries around the world is affected by many health care challenges that require immediate action. Such could include the entire reform of the health care services in those countries. To respond effectively to all those challenges while aiming at disease prevention, raising the health standard of the nation and ensuring universal health coverage, there is a need to adopt a suitable health care system. A system that is ought to be acceptable, professionally sound, able to respond to the peoples’ needs and most important cost-effective i.e. less expensive than secondary and tertiary care. Family medicine is the solution for health care challenges that are facing almost every country in the world and PHC service should be the foundation of any successful health system


Primary health care; Family medicine; WHO; Health care challenges


Alnaser FA. Primary Health Care: The Foundation of the Health System. Int J Fam Med Prim Care. 2021;2(2):1037.

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