With pride and gratitude, the PHCPI Steering Committee announced the conclusion of the PHCPI partnership at the end of 2022. Read the full statement here.
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Costa Rica’s primary health care system is supported by robust integrated care teams that provide comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and person-centered care to empaneled populations. As a result, health outcomes in Costa Rica are consistently strong and improving. (Spanish subtitles)
High-Quality PHC in Action: Costa Rica's Approach
Costa Rica’s primary health care system is supported by robust integrated care teams that provide community-based care to an empaneled population. This structure enables quality care that accomplishes the 5 essential functions of primary health care:
As a result, health outcomes in Costa Rica are consistently strong and improving, outperforming many countries in the same region and income level on several important health indicators. This video shines a light on the inner-workings of the “EBAIS” integrated care teams and the steps they take - and the distances they travel - in order to deliver high-quality primary health care to the Costa Rican population.