This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
This document is a part of the Technical Series on primary health care released on the occasion of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care. This document focuses on the first component of primary health care and provides an overview of the role of the private sector in health systems in terms of providing goods and health services, particularly in primary care. It describes ways to harness the efforts of all health services, both public and private, to achieve universal health coverage, including efforts focused on primary health care. Public financing is essential for countries to make sustainable progress towards universal health coverage. These funds need to be used efficiently and directed to priority populations and services to ensure equitable access to good-quality health services and financial protection for all. it is a useful resource for policy makers. Click here to read the document.