What are the essential components of primary health care?

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hat are the essential components of primary health care?
Answer:
Primary health care includes the following essential components:

  • Providing education concerning prevailing health problems and methods of preventing and controlling them.
  • Provision of food supply and proper nutrition.
  • Adequate supply of safe and clean drinking water and basic sanitation.
  • Provision of maternal and child health care.
  • Immunisation against major infectious diseases.
  • Prevention and control of local epidemic diseases.
  • Appropriate treatment of common diseases and injuries.
  • Provision of essential drugs.
  • Promoting health education in schools and colleges.