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The world health report 2008 : primary health care : now more than ever.

Author: W van Lerberghe; World Health Organization.
Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As nations seek to strengthen their health systems, they are increasingly looking to primary health care (PHC) to provide a clear and comprehensive sense of direction. The World Health Report 2008 analyses how primary health care reforms, that embody the principles of universal access, equity and social justice, are an essential response to the health challenges of a rapidly changing world and the growing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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World Health Organization.
World health report 2008.
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, ©2008
(OCoLC)263030523
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W van Lerberghe; World Health Organization.
ISBN: 9789240683396 9240683399
OCLC Number: 291090718
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 119 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction and overview --
1. The Challenges of a changing world --
2. Advancing and sustaining universal coverage --
3. Primary care: putting people fi rst --
4. Public policies for the public's health --
5. Leadership and effective government --
6. The Way forward.
Other Titles: Primary health care :

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As nations seek to strengthen their health systems, they are increasingly looking to primary health care (PHC) to provide a clear and comprehensive sense of direction. The World Health Report 2008 analyses how primary health care reforms, that embody the principles of universal access, equity and social justice, are an essential response to the health challenges of a rapidly changing world and the growing expectations of countries and their citizens for health and health care. The Report identifies four interlocking sets of PHC reforms that aim to: achieve universal access and social protectio.

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