After you complete the readings, what “health system components” do
you believe must be in place to ensure a well-functioning system of
1. What are the health system components?
2. Should they be weighted on some scale of importance?
If so, what ones do you believe should be at the top of the 3.
What is meant by primary care, and why is it a priority of all health
4. Does the concept of primary care mean different things in wealthy and poorer countries?
Fried, BJ and Gaydos, LM. (2012). World Health Systems: Challenges & Perspectives (2nd Ed.). ISBN:978-1-56793-420-5/2008/en/