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Title Achieving health for all : primary health care in action / edited by David Bishai, Meike Schleiff
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RA425 .A24 2020    AVAILABLE    30520020894359
Descript xi, 356 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Note "This edited volume examines countries around the world that took seriously the Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978 and expanded their primary health care system for access by all citizens. This book makes a case for promoting population-level health through universal primary care"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Why does primary health care matter in the twenty-first century? / David Bishai -- Primary health care : history, trends, controversies, and challenges / Henry B. Perry -- Identifying countries with exceptionally rapid gains in life expectancy : a quantitative approach / Carolina Cardona and David Bishai -- Strategies to improve comprehensive primary health care performance in a district / Claudia Pereira, David Bishai, and Melissa Sherry -- Why well-supported health systems are necessary for vertical programs to succeed : lessons from polio eradication / Svea Closser -- Continuity between comprehensive primary health care and sustainable development goals / Melissa Sherry and David Bishai -- Four principles of community-based primary health care : support, appreciate, learn/listen, transfer (SALT) / Marlou de Rouw, Alice Kuan, Philip Forth, Rituu B. Nanda, and Luc Barrière Constantin -- Bangladesh's health improvement strategy as an example of the Alma-Ata Declaration in action / Taufique Joarder and Ferdous Arfina Osman -- Ethiopia : expansion of primary health care through the health extension program / Zufan Abera Damtew, Meike Schleiff, Kebede Worku, Chala Tesfaye Chekagn, Seblewengel Lemma, Onaopemipo Abiodun, Mignote Solomon Haile, Dennis Carlson, Ahmed Moen, and Henry B. Perry -- Health improvement through primary health care approach : case of Nepal / Kedar Prasad Baral, Nadia Diamond-Smith, and Rita Thapa -- Four decades of community-based primary health care development in Ghana / James F. Phillips, Fred N. Binka, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, and Ayaga A. Bawah -- Sri Lanka's health improvements as an example of the implementation of the Alma-Ata Declaration / Vinya Ariyaratne -- How Vietnam's Doi Moi reforms achieved rapid gains in health with comprehensive primary health care / Nguyen Thanh Huong and Hoang Khanh Chi -- Cuba's progress on primary health care since the Alma-Ata Conference / Sasmira Matta, David Bishai, and Pedro Más Bemejo -- Health for all in the twenty-first century : lessons for the next forty years of implementing primary health care / Meike Schleiff and David Bishai
Subject Primary health care
Alt Author Bishai, David, editor
Schleiff, Meike, editor
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