Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Declaration of Alma Ata

 primary  health care includes at least:

  • education about prevailing health problems and methods of preventing and controlling them; 
  • promotion of food supply and proper nutrition: 
  • adequate supply of safe water and basic sanitation; 
  • maternal and child health care, including family planning; 
  • immunization against infectious diseases; 
  • prevention and control of endemic diseases; 
  • appropriate treatment of common diseases and injuries and 
  • provision of essential drugs.