Screen Shot 2019-08-08 at 11.42.29This document is the result of collaborative work led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). An initial draft was prepared as part of a technical series of documents to support the Global Conference on Primary Health Care, held in Astana, Kazakhstan in October 2018. This Operational Framework, the related Vision for Primary Health Care in the 21st Century, and the associated technical documents are informed by reviews of the literature, 2018 regional reports on primary health care, country case studies on primary health care, a synthesis of lessons learned over the last 40 years, a number of workshops with key stakeholders that agreed on a global roadmap, input from the International Advisory Group on Primary Health Care, public consultations, expert review, and thematic reports on key issues relevant to primary health care. This document series builds on WHO’s work reports on primary health care over the past 40 years, notably the Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000, Primary Health Care 21: “Everybody’s Business”, the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, the World health report 2008, and the WHO Framework on Integrated People-centred Health Services……more

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