Introduction and background

Ronald Labonte, David Sanders, Corinne Packer, Nikki Schaay

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    The ambitious goal of achieving “Health for All by the Year 2000” was first expressed in the Alma-Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care in 1978 (World Health Organization [WHO], 1978). The declaration’s vision was for a broader, more inclusive approach to health across all care levels – one that emphasized the primary and community levels and that was sensitive to the social and economic conditions that impact both individual and community health...
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRevitalizing Health for All
    Subtitle of host publication Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care
    EditorsRonald Labonte, David Sanders, Corinne Packer, Nikki Schaay
    Place of PublicationOttawa, Canada
    PublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Electronic)9781487513887
    ISBN (Print)9781487521622, 9781487501754
    Publication statusPublished - 2017


    • Primary health care
    • Health care systems
    • Health care access
    • Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC)


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