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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-2

Call for strengthening rural healthcare services: Blending rural practice, medical care and surgical specialties

Institute of Family Medicine and Primary Care; Academy of Family Physicians of India; WONCA World Organization of Family Doctors South Asia Region, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Raman Kumar
049 Crema Tower, Mahagun Mascot, Crossing Republik, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jssrp.jssrp_6_20

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Rural habitat poses several disadvantages to the rural population. Challenges are immense when it comes to organizing the provision of general medical and healthcare services to rural communities. Rural communities are sparingly populated and often remotely located in difficult terrains. Organizing healthcare services such as location is not only difficult logistically but also an expensive proposition. Services are generally planned according to the population and density from the public health perspective. However, human needs are equal for rural people as compared to their urban counterparts. For the rural population to have access to necessary and quality healthcare; the services must be available and obtainable within the rural communities in the primary care setting.

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