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How can primary care increase equity in health?

Mark Harris, John Furler

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(3) 35 - 38 Published: 2002

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Mark Harris

John Furler

Abstract

A number of comparative studies have demonstrated an association between the provision of primary care in developed countries and favourable markers of health status. There is also evidence for an association between health-care systems that are organised around a strong primary-care sector and reduced health inequalities.