Primary health care - now more than ever. A keynote speech


Margaret Chan

Publication details

Publication date: 2008
Languages: English


This speech was delivered by he Director General of WHO, Dr Margaret Chan, on occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Alma Ata Declaration. In the speech she highlighted salient elements of the 2008 World Health Report, which focused on a revival of the Primary Health Care paradigm.

Dr Chan described the challenges and inequities of modern global health and called for a renewed momentum in embracing the spirit and the principles of the Alma Ata Declaration.