The vision of PRIMAFAMED is to improve the accessibility and quality of health care and to establish more equitable and locally suited primary health care systems as this is the most accessible and comprehensive level of health care with the potential to make the greatest impact on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

PRIMAFAMED is an international institutional network that aims to develop and strengthen family medicine higher education and training through capacity building, curricula enhancement and academic research development. Due attention is paid to inter-professional training and training of other professionals in primary health care, such as nurses, mid-level care workers and community health workers. The network pursues a strategy of South-South-North cooperation.