Local politicization of Primary Health Care as an instrument for development: a case study of community health workers in Zambia.

@article{Twumasi1985LocalPO,
  title={Local politicization of Primary Health Care as an instrument for development: a case study of community health workers in Zambia.},
  author={Patrick Twumasi and P J Freund},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1073-80}
}
The integrated approach of the Primary Health Care Concept has obvious implications for development. In view of Zambia's commitment to Primary Health Care it is important to evaluate the effectiveness of present institutional frameworks and the problems that may arise in shifting towards community responsibility for the provision of health. It is often assumed that the Primary Health Care approach of working through the community should be free of serious implementation problems. However… CONTINUE READING