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Improving Chronic Illness CareKey issues. Chronic Diseases are the main public health challenge of the 21st century The management of chronic diseases is complex and requires a well-trained health force. Although there are notable exceptions, most health systems today are still trying to manage chronic problems using acute care mentality, methods and systems.

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