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Effective Pandemic Response Through Primary Health Care

COVID-19 has widened the gap of inequity & inequality more than ever. Although primary health care has long been recognized as having a key role in closing these gaps, current evidence has shown that a higher proportion of the budget and human resource allocations have been more hospital oriented and centralized.
While community orientation has been the backbone of primary health care response in many countries, engagement of private sectors and primary care providers have been limited even at times of health system crisis.

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