Quality in Family Practice. OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS, 12th Wonca Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Monday, 1 April 2002, Kuala Lumpur

2002 Asia Pacific Family Medicine  
Quality programs are difficult to implement where social support for healthcare costs are inadequate and there is no institutional support for quality programs to guide and assist the doctor in pratice. 'Quality' is not the good intention to do better, but the process of measurement of behavioral change against set targets. For the majority of the doctors of this region who practice under great constraints, this article outlines some quality activities that are entirely within their personal
more » ... n their personal initiative and responsibility, but should make a real difference to the quality of care provided.
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