Primary Health Care: An Important Approach for Health Sector, Missed in Iran’s Health System Evolution Plan

  • Masoud BEHZADIFAR Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dept. of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Nutrition, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
  • Masood TAHERI MIRGHAED Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Aidin ARYANKHESAL Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dept. of Health Services Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Abstract

Primary Health Care: An Important Approach for Health Sector, Missed in Iran’s Health System Evolution Plan

Author Biography

Aidin ARYANKHESAL, Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dept. of Health Services Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Published
2017-09-03
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BEHZADIFAR M, TAHERI MIRGHAED M, ARYANKHESAL A. Primary Health Care: An Important Approach for Health Sector, Missed in Iran’s Health System Evolution Plan. Iran J Public Health. 46(9):1307-1308.
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