Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

CRC Press
Published November 30, 2018
Reference - 450 Pages - 22 Color & 138 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138498587 - CAT# K374877
Series: WONCA Family Medicine

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Summary

This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the book explores why primary health care can make the difference and how it can be introduced and strengthened. Comparative experiences from around the world put the EMR in context, while the book also highlights where the EMR is special – in particular, the burden for health care of refugees and displaced persons, and the need of public-private partnerships.

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