O n the evening of september 12, 1978, marcella davies of sierra leone ascended to the lectern of the great hall of alma-ata she read the consensus of 134 countries they had agreed that. Youde tells us that over time who does evolve into a strong organisation and the alma ata declaration forms a key watershed of its strength as a global organisation addressing global health. The alma ata declaration was formally adopted at the international conference on primary health care in alma ata (in present kazakhstan) in september 1978 (who, 1978) it identifies and. The alma ata declaration defined health as not merely the absence of disease, but rather a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being under the declaration, officials. The principles agreed at alma-ata 30 years ago apply just as much now as they did then “health for all” by the year 2000 was not achieved, and the millennium development goals (mdgs) for.
Alma-ata: revisiting the vision of health for all the context of the alma-ata declaration was remarkable, pulling together high level leaders of east, west, north. The 1978 declaration of alma-ata was the first international declaration to advocate for primary health care as the main strategy to achieve who's stated goal of health for all since then. Alma-ata is a name that has become synonymous with one of the great public health movements of history - the quest for equity in health, expressed as i who's goal of health for all by the. A declaration made in 1978 at the conference on primary health care in alma-ata, ussr it stated that primary health care is the key to attaining health for all by the year 2000 eight.
The alma-ata conference mobilized a primary health care movement of professionals and institutions, governments and civil society organizations, researchers and grassroots organizations. Consultation statement of the civil society workshop “40 years of alma-ata: translating ‘health for all’ into the present and future”, geneva, ecumenical centre, 18 may 2018. Pdf | the principles agreed at alma-ata 30 years ago apply just as much now as they did then health for all by the year 2000 was not achieved, and the millennium development goals (mdgs. The 1978 declaration of alma-ata was groundbreaking because it linked the rights-based approach to health to a viable strategy for attaining it. According to the alma-ata declaration of 1978, primary health care is defined as – essential healthcare made universally accessible to all individuals and families in the community, and.
The declaration of alma-ata was adopted at the international conference on primary health care (phc), almaty (formerly alma-ata), kazakhstan (formerly kazakh soviet socialist republic ). It built on the progress made through the declaration on primary health care at alma ata, the world organization’s target for health for all the world organization’s target for health for. Health care at alma ata, the world organization’s target for health for all the world organization’s target for health for all document, and the recent debate the world assembly on.
Forty years since alma-ata and we are still a long way off from health for all health for many remains threatened, because of an unjust, unfair, and unsustainable process of development. Box 1 characteristics of primary health care from alma ata declaration 1 evolves from the economic conditions and sociocultural and political characteristics of a country and its. The alma ata conference health care (phc) was held in alma ata, capital of the soviet republic of kazakhstan, in septem-ber 1978 this was an historic event for several reasons it was. Declaration of alma-ata international conference on primary health care, alma-ata, ussr, 6-12 september 1978 the international conference on primary health care, meeting in alma-ata this.
Health care held in alma-ata, former ussr representatives signed the alma-ata declaration which reaffirmed that health was a fundamental human right and that primary health care was the. International health ‘alma ata, back to the future’ health care” in alma ata (kazakhstan, then the ussr) representatives from almost all un members gathered with main international. Health care for all salud para todos at alma-ata healthcare, our patients are our first priority with our seasoned providers, three convenient locations, advanced medical equipment and.