The Expert Committee has been convened to examine the role and functions of
the general practitioner in present-day medical care and to consider what
improvements might be effected to keep general practice abreast of modern
knowledge in medicine. WHO Expert Committees have studied the role of hospital
and their relations with the community and the training of the physician for
family practice; to complete the picture the role of the general practitioner
and his relations with the community and other branches of the health services
also require study...