Health and Child Care Minister, Dr Obediah Moyo says the country targets to modernise health care services at primary health care level to ensure five-star and comprehensive quality service to all citizens.

Dr Moyo, who attended the 40th Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan recently, said the modernisation of primary health care services especially in rural areas should be a priority.

The conference saw representatives of various countries, declaring that governments, societies and partners should prioritize the provision of quality service to all citizens by setting up strong health systems.

Dr Moyo was among representatives of over 50 countries and high level officials from the global health community who adopted the Astana declaration, affirming their countries’ commitment to improving health care systems.

The declaration witnessed nations making commitments to make bold political choices for health across all sectors and build sustainable primary health care policies that will deliver comprehensive quality health care to the citizens.