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PRIMARY. That which is first or principal; as primary evidence, or that evidence which is to be admitted in the first instance, as distinguished from secondary evidence, which is allowed only when primary evidence cannot be had.
     2. A primary obligation is one which is the principal object of the contract; for example, the primary obligation of the seller is to deliver the thing sold, and to transfer the title to it. It is distinguished from the accessory or secondary obligation to pay damages for not doing so. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 702.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"So far we have 14 Primary Health Care Centres and prevention of diseases is an important aspect of these centres."
A high-level ministerial plenary explored the whole-of-government approach to advancing primary health care.
Throughout subsequent undulations of debate, controversy, and selective counter-proposals, nearly 40 years later, the more expansive notions of primary health care derived from the Alma-Ata Declaration are relevant and re-emerging once again.
The aim of this study, therefore, is to investigate the evolution and estimate the shortage of the provision of SLH services in Primary Health Care, in SUS, between 2005 and 2015.
Over the past 20 years, Costa Rica's Department of Social Security has built a primary health care system that today reaches nearly every person in the country.
Between 6th and 12th September 1978, at an International Conference on Primary Health Care, in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, USSR, 134 countries endorsed the 'health for all' programme through the Alma Ata Declaration (2).
The Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) Primary Health Care Department recently organised a brainstorming session to put an operational plan for primary health care centres for 2016.
In March 2015, with the assistance of a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, the New Brunswick Strategy for Patient Oriented Research in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations Network (NB SPOR Network) organized a workshop to discuss alternative models of primary health care. The workshop hosted a diverse group of provincial, national and international experts in primary health care.
However, primary health care providers (GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, pharmacists, Aboriginal health workers and community health workers) are a sub-set of the mix of professions and organisations, operating across multiple settings and sectors, and acting at the micro, meso and macro levels in addressing mental illness in Australia.
The Office will help promote primary health care on the international political agenda and will bring together expertise to support WHO Member States in tackling health system challenges, including inequities and inefficiencies in health care.
On the seminal objective of the November conference, she said it was to remain current on the latest medical developments regarding providing primary health care in a competent manner.
Ferdous Abdul-Rahman Yousif, has asserted concern of the authority over implementation of primary health care projects in Darfur states in the coming period.

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