Country profile – Primary healthcare and family medicine in Namibia
作者: Felicia Christians
作者单位: 1Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Namibia, Windhoek
刊名: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 2020, Vol.12 (1), pp.e1-e3
来源数据库: African Online Scientific Information System PTY Ltd
DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2242
关键词: NamibiaHealth servicesPrimary health careFamily medicineGeneralist doctors
原始语种摘要: Namibia is one of the least densely populated countries in Southern Africa. Namibia’s health services are twofold: private (serving 18% of the population with medical aid) and public (serving the remaining 82%). This, in part, is due to the country’s high income inequality. Access to healthcare is comparably good with 76% of the population living within a 10km radius of a healthcare facility. Yet, Namibia faces many challenges related to the provision of patient-centred primary health care (PHC). The provision of competent generalist doctors and family physicians has the potential to address the current health care challenges and priorities. The inclusion of family physicians in PHC teams will further aid such efforts.
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  • serving 电缆外皮
  • profile 纵断图
  • medicine 
  • facility 设备
  • PHC Probe Heat Computer
  • address 地址
  • radius 半径
  • generalist 多面手
  • provision 供应品
  • population 母体