Health for all through primary health care reforms was a goal of the Alma-Ata Declaration. 40 years later Craig Burgess explores how far we’ve come toward that goal.
In the 40 years since the Alma-Ata declaration, much has changed. An essential package of services is the norm in many countries, and health education for prevention is a critical component of primary health care. Merce Gasco, JSI’s Senior Technical Advisor, reflects and shares her thoughts on the changes in public health systems over the past four decades.