These principles form the framework by which we deliver care in remote Australia.
8 Core Tenets of Primary Health Care Improvement in Middle and High-Income Countries
CIHI has documented the lessons learned from the prototype. Learn more with these highlights and recommendations.
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In , CIHI released pan-Canadian PHC indicators, which were identified through a consensus process as being necessary to measure and compare PHC performance at multiple levels within and across jurisdictions in Canada. Building on this, in , CIHI updated 2 suites of indicators—one to meet the needs of policy-makers and health system managers and the other to meet the needs of PHC providers.
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Broad stakeholder consultations were undertaken to ensure that the updated indicator definitions were developed in alignment with an identified data source, consistent with current clinical guidelines and reflected important aspects of PHC. When implemented at the point of care, the standard will increase the availability of structured coded data in EMRs and support quality improvement and health system use.
Furthermore, intersectoral action linking health and development is necessary, including that for better water, sanitation, nutrition, food security, and HIV control. Chronic diseases, mental health, and child development should be addressed. Progress should be measured and accountability assured.