Primary Health Care

Primary health care

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. WHO Primary Health Care topics
    WHO Technical Series on Primary Health Care
    ——Quality in primary health care 2018
    Declaration of Astana 2018
    A vision for primary health care in the 21st century: towards universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals
  2. Building from Common Foundations: The World Health Organization and Faith-Based Organizations in Primary Healthcare
  3. Declaration of Alma-Ata
  4. Primary Health Care (Now more than ever)–The World Health Report 2008
  5. Regional Declaration on the New Orientations for Primary Health Care (PAHO/WHO 2005)
  6. The Bulletin series: primary health care 30 years on
  7. Primary health care, including health system strengthening (Sixty-Second World Health Assembly 2009)
  8. Sub-national and district management: Primary Health Care
  9. Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Retrospective comparative evaluation of the lasting impact of a community-based primary health care programme on under-5 mortality in villages around Jamkhed, India
    See “A…Jamkhed Website” below for further information

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

A. Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) Jamkhed Website
CHRP Approach
Village Health Workers
Community Impact
A Comprehensive Approach to Community Welfare-Growth Monitoring and the Role of Women in Jamkhed
Neccesary Angels –National Geographic

B. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) See Especially:
The Christian Community’s Contribution to the Evolution of Community-Based Primary Health Care, 2008
Primary Health Care Revisited: A Review of the October 2018 Contact Issue

C. Contact
1) The CMC Story 1968-1998 (Contact No 161/162 Jun-Jul & Aug-Sep 1998)
Introduction / A Quest for Health / A Christian Medical Commission  p1-18
In Search of Wholeness  p19-31
Brave New World?  p32-56
2) Health in a Search for Wholeness Contact No 119 Apr 1991
3) Contact Special Series Number 5, October 2018: Primary Health Care Revisited

D. Crossnetwork Journal (Discontinued precursor to CJGH)
Mission Hospital Best Practices-Kiwoko Hospital Uganda

E. African Online Scientific Information Systems
Church-driven primary health care: Models for an integrated church and community primary health care in Africa (a case study of the Salvation Army in East Africa)

A. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Open public health courses and materials See especially:
Leadership Principles and Practices for Health System Transformation 2015
Case Studies in Primary Health Care Lecture Materials 2011 (Includes several by Carl Taylor, long-term missionary and co-author of WHO’s Declaration of Alma Ata)
Carl E. Taylor 1916-2010–Just and Lasting Change: When Communities Own Their Futures (Classic text-available for purchase)
Approaches to Managing Health Services Organizations 2010

B. New England Journal of Medicine Global Health See especially:
A Global View of Health — An Unfolding Series 2013