The promise of primary health care.

  • Marcos Cueto
  • Published 2005 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization


Twenty-seven years after it was embraced at Alma-Ata (now Almaty, Kazakhstan), primary health care and its call for “health for all” still holds a promise (1). Study of the history of medicine suggests its worldwide appeal. Primary health care is the latest expression of a belief that can be traced to the 19th-century pathologist Rudolf Virchow: the… (More)


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@article{Cueto2005ThePO, title={The promise of primary health care.}, author={Marcos Cueto}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={2005}, volume={83 5}, pages={322} }