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Term: Primary Health Care (PHC)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-11-02


In Manitoba, "the first level of contact with the health system where services are mobilized to promote health, prevent illnesses, care for common illnesses, and manage ongoing health problems." (Manitoba Health, 2006).

For more information, see the Manitoba Health Web Site: - Primary Care

Related terms 


  • Manitoba Health. Primary Health Care: Working together for better health: Primary Health Care Policy Framework. 2006.(View)

Term used in 

  • Frohlich N, Katz A, De Coster C, Dik N, Soodeen RA, Watson D, Bogdanovic B. Profiling Primary Care Physician Practice in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2006. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada