Dossier: 30 years after Alma Ata
From Alma Ata to the Global Fund
From Alma Ata to the Global Fund: The History of International Health Policy. Prepared by the Italian Global Health Watch. In: Social Medicine, Volume 3, Number 1, January 2008, pp 36-38
Primary Health Care now more than ever
World Health Report 2008 "Primary Health Care: Now more than ever" calls for return to primary health care approach.
Global action on health systems
Michael R Reich, Keizo Takemi, Marc J Roberts, William C Hsiao: Global action on health systems: a proposal for the Toyako G8 summit. In: The Lancet, 2008; 371: 865–69
G8 meeting disappoints on global health
Despite the confirmation of financial commitments for infectious diseases and health systems at the G8 meeting in Japan last week, campaigners were left cold by the lack of fresh pledges on other key issues, such as maternal and child health and water and sanitation. In: The Lancet, 2008; 372: 191–194
Primary Health-Care Services
The purpose of this document is to help health coordinators understand the various procedures used by the ICRC for its primary health-care interventions and to define the role played by these interventions in an integrated approach to assistance activities and the ICRC's action as a whole. International Committee of the Red Cross, May 2006.
International Approaches to Community-Based Health
Although the concept of community-based health (CBH) has been in existence for some time – at least since the Declaration of Alma Ata in 1978, there has been little systematic research into CBH approaches and outcomes. This paper reviews international agencies’ policy and approaches to community-based health initiatvies. By Kate Molesworth, Suzanne Ferron, Ricarda Merkle. Swiss Tropical Institute 2005.
Systems Support for Task-Shifting to Community Health Workers
By the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative: Brook K. Baker, David Benton, Eric Friedman, Asia Russell. October 5, 2007
Report on the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2008
Three Decades of Primary Health Care: Reviewing the Past and Defining the Future. Prince Mahidol Award Conference, 31 January - 1 February 2008, Bangkok, Thailand.