Countries of the Americas to renew their commitment to primary health care in a bid to achieve universal health
The Global Conference on Primary Health Care, hosted by the government of Kazakhstan, WHO, and UNICEF will take place on 25-26 October in Astana, Kazakhstan Washington D.C, 22 October 2018 (PAHO/WHO) – Delegations from Member States of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will renew their commitment to primary health care (PHC) this week, as a vital part of achieving universal health and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The renewal of this commitment will take place within the framework of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care, to be held on 25-26 October, in Astana, Kazakhstan, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Alma Ata Declaration, which defined PHC as a vital strategy for achieving health for all. The Conference is organized by the Government of Kazakhstan, WHO and UNICEF.
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