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Why the world needs to rethink primary healthcare after the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed many primary healthcare systems to breaking point. Image: REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

Sean Fleming

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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More people are living longer, but in poor health. Image: Walking the talk: Reimagining primary healthcare after COVID-19
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Fragile healthcare systems have been stretched during COVID-119. Image: Walking the talk: Reimagining primary healthcare after COVID-19
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