Global Conference on Primary Health Care
Achieving Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals
Declaration on Primary Health Care: Have your say!
On 25-26 October 2018, the world will come together to renew a commitment to strengthening primary health care to achieve Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. This commitment will be expressed in a new Declaration on Primary Health Care. What should we, the global community, commit to? The call for comments is open until midnight CEST on 23 April.
From health care workers to patients, from young professionals to civil society, from member states to international partners - we encourage everyone to contribute their thoughts. It doesn't matter who you are or where you are from, primary health care is important to us all.
The world is ready
40years ago, we committed to strengthening primary health care worldwide. This year the world will come together to recommit to strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.Public consultation on the draft declaration
Essential to health
90%of a person's health needs across their lifetime can be covered by primary health care. It leads to better health outcomes, improved quality of care and longer life expectancy.
194country delegations invited to the Conference including Ministers of Health, Education and Finance, civil society, and key partners and international organisations
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