Primary health care in Zimbabwe: can it survive? An exploration of the political and historical developments affecting the implementation of PHC.

@article{Woelk1994PrimaryHC,
  title={Primary health care in Zimbabwe: can it survive? An exploration of the political and historical developments affecting the implementation of PHC.},
  author={Godfrey B. Woelk},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={
          1027-35
        }
}
Using a multi-level perspective, this paper examines the structural constraints and conflicting perspectives affecting the implementation of Primary Health Care (PHC) in Zimbabwe. The analysis of these factors and processes is made by viewing the situation from the different perspectives, perceptions and actions of the state, the health workers and the population. It is argued that the continuing structural inequalities, the bureaucratic and centralization tendencies, the historical development… CONTINUE READING
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