Portugal's primary care reforms to boost research
This article was originally published in Clinica
The "production of scientific knowledge" is one of five "strategic aims" of the next phase of Portugal's primary care service (CSP) reforms. The second phase of the CSP reforms was unveiled yesterday by health minister Ana Jorge. Through this particular element of the initiative, the health ministry intends to build "on innovative reforms...that will act as a tool in helping to develop the national health system." The government emphasised its determination to "accelerate the development of a new network of services that is better able to respond to the population's healthcare needs."
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