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Descriptor English: Health Centers
Descriptor Spanish: Centros de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Centros de Saúde
Descriptor French: Centres de Santé
Entry term(s): Health Center
Health Posts
Polyclinic
Public Health Department, Hospital
Tree number(s): SP2.031.197.118
VS3.002.010.010
Scope note: Basic health units in which health prevention, promotion, diagnosis and treatment are developed. They are the gateway to services and networks of the health system.
Related: Hospitals MeSH
Primary Health Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 24426
Unique ID: DDCS024426
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Health Centers - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057915
Scope note Basic health units in which health prevention, promotion, diagnosis and treatment are developed. They are the gateway to services and networks of the health system.
Preferred term Health Centers
Entry term(s) Health Center
Health Posts
Polyclinic
Public Health Department, Hospital



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