[Health Governance and Proximity Management: The Need for Autonomy in Management in Primary Health Care Systems].

Authors:
Dr. Joao Rodrigues, PhD
Dr. Joao Rodrigues, PhD
Centro de Química da Madeira/University of Madeira
Director
Funchal, Madeira Island | Portugal
Victor Ramos
Victor Ramos
Universitat Ramon Llull
Barcelona | Spain
Sofia Baptista
Sofia Baptista
University of Coimbra
Portugal

Acta Med Port 2017 06 30;30(6):431-433. Epub 2017 Jun 30.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar Serpa Pinto. Agrupamentos de Centros de Saúde Porto Ocidental. Porto. Portugal.

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