The People's Health Assembly

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7304.109/a (Published 14 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:109
  1. Gro Harlem Brundtland (nabarrod@who.ch), director-general
  1. World Health Organization, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

    EDITOR—The editorial by Chowdhury and Rowson refers to the enduring relevance of primary healthcare principles established in Alma Ata to the insufficient resources available to support primary healthcare action in poor communities, and to the need for a shared vision of health for all.1

    Much of our work at the World Health Organization focuses on increasing resources to improve health for the world's 3 billion poor people. In December the Okinawa conference on infectious diseases—attended by representatives of governments and non-governmental organisations …

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