Alma-Ata


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the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998

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Al-Baraka has set up a joint-venture bank in Alma-Ata, and also runs training courses for banking staff from the Central Asian republics as a whole.
Meetings with high-level government officials in Karaganda and Alma-Ata indicated that the republic is attempting to restructure its heavy industries into corporations, and eventually hopes to create a free economy.
The Minister of Minsa, recalled his intention to turn Peru into the headquarters of an international event on primary health care to celebrate and update the Declaration Alma-Ata, approved 40 years ago at the International Conference on Primary Health Care, held Kazakhstan, between September 6 and 12, 1978.
As per the Declaration of Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care, 1978, of which India is one of the signatories, the World Health Organisation says 'better health' makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer, are more productive, save more, and invest for education of children, who are the future of a nation.
He is a hugely distinguished academic, with over 400 scientific papers to his credit, and currently rector of al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Alma-Ata.
The principle of PHC as defined at Alma-Ata is essential health care that is universally accessible to all in the community at affordable cost.
The commencement of PHC and the Alma-Ata conference have been examined by participants in the events and by historians (2-5).
One reason for the longevity of the CIS is the fact that, according to the Alma-Ata Declaration, signed on 21 December 1991 in the then capital of Kazakhstan.
Thus, nearly 40 years after the Alma-Ata declaration, the absence of a reference to primary health care in the SDGs and their targets is a major oversight.
Considering these issues also brings to mind the Declaration of Alma-Ata, which was the first international declaration underlining the importance of primary health care (PHC).
The ideology underlying Brazil's health care system can be better understood by examining the World Health Organization's (WHO) 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata ("Alma-Ata"), (18) which influenced the formulation of Brazil's constitutional right to health care.
I remember traveling with Marco Mueller in Alma-Ata (now Almaty), Kazakhstan, in the early 1990s.
The PAHO/ WHO definition of UHC described above is linked to the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration, which advocated health promotion, appropriate use of resources, intersectoral action, and moreover universal access to health, where all people have equitable use of appropriate, timely, good-quality health services, and the role of the state, as well as safe, effective, and affordable good-quality medicines (1).
The philosophy of PHC has been set down as the foundation principle on which the public health system is to be built, in line with the ideals of the 1979 Alma-Ata Conference and clear evidence of the effectiveness of the PHC approach.