TITLE

Health for all: an alternative strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Antia, N.H.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Dec2003, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p475
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the preventive and promotive aspects of health from that of the curative services as delineated in the report "Health for all: an alternative strategy" of the Joint Panel of the Indian Councils of Social Science and Medical Science Research. Need for cooperation between the individual, the family and the local community if provided with relevant information; Education of the local resident community's own health workers; Control of major communicable diseases in the community.
ACCESSION #
11692436

 

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