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Table Of Contents

Foreword, by Soumya Swaminathan
Foreword, by Abdul Ghaffar
Introduction: Why Does Primary Health Care Matter in the Twenty-First Century?
David Bishai

Part I. Primary Health Care Foundations
Chapter 1: Primary Health Care: History, Trends, Controversies, and Challenges
Henry B. Perry
Chapter 2: Identifying Countries with Exceptionally Rapid Gains in Life Expectancy: A Quantitative Approach
Carolina Cardona and David Bishai
Chapter 3: Strategies to Improve Comprehensive Primary Health Care Performance in a District
Claudia Pereira, David Bishai, and Melissa Sherry
Chapter 4: Why Well-Supported Health Systems Are Necessary for Vertical Programs to Succeed: Lessons from Polio Eradication
Svea Closser
Chapter 5: Continuity between Comprehensive Primary Health Care and Sustainable Development Goals
Melissa Sherry and David Bishai
Chapter 6: 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

Part II. Country Case Studies of Primary Health Care at Scale and the Way Forward
Chapter 7: Bangladesh's Health Improvement Strategy as an Example of the Alma-Ata Declaration in Action
Taufique Joarder and Ferdous Arfina Osman
Chapter 8: 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
Chapter 9: Health Improvement through the Primary Health Care Approach: Case of Nepal Kedar Prasad Baral, Nadia Diamond-Smith, and Rita Thapa
Chapter 10: 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
Chapter 11: Sri Lanka's Health Improvements as an Example of the Implementation of the Alma-Ata Declaration
Vinya Ariyaratne
Chapter 12: How Vietnam's Doi Moi Reforms Achieved Rapid Gains in Health with Comprehensive Primary Health Care
Nguyen Thanh Huong and Hoang Khanh Chi
Chapter 13: Cuba's Progress on Primary Health Care since the Alma-Ata Conference
Sasmira Matta, David Bishai, and Pedro Más Bemejo
Chapter 14: Health for All in the Twenty-First Century: Lessons for the Next Forty Years of Implementing Primary Health Care
Meike Schleiff and David Bishai

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Achieving Health for All
Primary Health Care in Action
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2020
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6.125" x 9.25"
Page Count: 368 pages
Illustrations: 4 halftones, 33 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421438122