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World Health Organization Publication : 9241800038: Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000

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Title: World Health Organization Publication : 9241800038: Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization Publication : 9241800038. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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In 1979, the Thirty-second World Health Assembly launched the Global Strategy for health for all by the year 2000 by adopting resolution WHA32.30. In this resolution the Health Assembly endorsed the Report and Declaration of the International Conference on Primary Health Care, held in Alma-Ata, USSR, in 1978. In the same resolution, the Health Assembly invited the Member States of WHO to act individually in formulating national policies, strategies and plans of action for attaining this goal, and collectively in formulating regional and global strategies, using as a basis the guiding principles issued by WHO'S Executive Board in the document entitled Formulating Strategies for Health for All by the Year 2000. A large number of countries in all regions have since formulated national strategies, and all regions have drafted regional strategies. The Global Strategy that follows has been based on the Alma-Ata Report and Declaration and the Executive Board's guidingprinciples; it reflects the national and regional strategies as seen from a global perspective. It also responds to resolution 34/58 of the United Nations General Assembly concerning health as an integralpart of development, which was adopted in November 1979. This Global Strategy for health for all by the year 2000 was adopted by the Thirty-fourth World Health Assembly in resolution WHA34.36, which reads as follows:

Table of Contents
Contents Page PREFACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I . WORLD HEALTH AND RELATED SOCIOECONOMIC PROBLEMS AND TRENDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Survival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Causes of death and disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Undernutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Literacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Economic situation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Health systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Health manpower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Health expenditure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Health and related socioeconomic indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Demographic trends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Urbanization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Illustration of world demographic trends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Health effects of demographic trends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Prospective background for the Global Strategy ............. 29 I1 . HEALTH POLICY AND RELATED SOCIOECONOMIC POLICY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Towards health for all . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Fundamental policies for health for all . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Health and socioeconomic development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 The New International Economic Order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 I11 . DEVELOPING HEALTH SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 National action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Essential characteristics of the health system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Building up the health system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

 

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