The story of Primary Health Care : from Alma Ata to the present day



McPake, Barbara (2008) The story of Primary Health Care : from Alma Ata to the present day. id21 Health.

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Abstract

The idea of primary health care (PHC) emerged in the 1960s, in recognition of the shortcomings of the health systems inherited by developing countries after independence. The urban, centralised and curative-oriented health systems were poorly matched to the needs of their people.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > The Institute for International Health and Development
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2009 14:39
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/374

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