Amanda Howe(1*), Dhanasari Vidiawati(2)

(1) 1. World Organization Family Doctors (WONCA) 2. Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, U.K.
(2) 1. Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia 2. Association of Primary Care Physicians Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


.......This edition, with its range of topics covering preventive / proactive care (detecting those at risk of diabetes and hypertension), non-communicable diseases, end of life care, and the social determinants of health (in the case report), show the extent of conditions which need to be included in any effective UHC (universal health coverage) package. It also demonstrates the breadth of work of family doctors, emphasising the need to be patient-centred and to look at the full context of the patient and community when addressing key health issues......

.......Improving the capability of physicians in primary care is necessary becasuse as a leading edge of health services, primary care is expected to provide more comprehensive health care services for patients, families, and their communities (patient-centered, family-focused, community-oriented care). A structured, measurable, and sustainable mode of education and training is needed to buid these abilities.......


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