Strengthening Primary Health Care through Primary Care and Public Health Collaboration – McMaster University – October 2012

Posted on November 20, 2012. Filed under: Primary Hlth Care, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: |

Strengthening Primary Health Care through Primary Care and Public Health Collaboration – McMaster University – October 2012

final report for CHSRF – Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

ISBN 978-1-927565-02-5 (print)
ISBN 978-927565-03-2 (pdf)

Extract from the Key Messages for Decision-Makers

“Interest in collaboration between primary care (PC) and public health (PH) and how it can improve the health of populations and quality and eff ectiveness of health care systems has grown substantially over the past four years.
• Evidence supports the benefi ts of collaboration between PC and PH in the following areas: maternalchild programs, communicable disease prevention and control, health promotion and health protection, chronic disease prevention and management, youth health, women’s health, and working with vulnerable populations.
• Collaboration between PC and PH increases accessibility to health promotion and illness prevention programs and services and decreases the cost of immunization programs through reduced wastage.”

… continues on the site

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