Implementing the district health system in the framework of primary health care in Pakistan: can the evolving reforms enhance the pace towards the millennium development goals?

@article{Sabih2010ImplementingTD,
  title={Implementing the district health system in the framework of primary health care in Pakistan: can the evolving reforms enhance the pace towards the millennium development goals?},
  author={Fazaila Sabih and Khalif Mohamud Bile and Walter A. Buehler and A. T. Abdel Hafeez and Sania Nishtar and Sameen Siddiqi},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 Suppl},
  pages={S132-44}
}
There is growing renewed trust in primary health care as the best approach for ensuring equity in the delivery of essential health services. However, Pakistan with one of the most widely spread district health system networks in the region, has not delivered at the expected capacity. A series of health system reform agendas are now stipulated which include the promulgation of an essential health service package, public private partnerships and a people-centred focus. Nevertheless, success of… CONTINUE READING

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