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e-bulletin 36 – 5.2 HIFA posting 25th October: Declaration of Astana charts course to achieve universal health coverage, 40 years since declaration on primary health care in Alma-Ata

Read online: 25 October 2018 News Release  Astana, Kazakhstan Countries around the world today agreed to the Declaration of Astana, vowing to strengthen their primary health care systems as an essential step toward achieving universal health coverage. The Declaration of Astana reaffirms the historic 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata, the first time world leaders committed to primary health care. “Today, instead of health for all, we have health for some,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World...

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e-bulletin 36 – 5.1 CHIFA article in BMJ Paediatrics Open

An editorial on CHIFA has been published in the BMJ Paediatrics Open Why Health Information Needs to be Accessible to All The editorial is by Neil Pakenham Walsh and Tony Waterston and covers the aims, origins and future of CHIFA. The editorial opens as follows: ‘Health information can be described as the information that citizens, health workers and others need to protect their own health and the health of others. In this context, it is information that is needed for all aspects of child health: for the prevention of disease and the maintenance of health; for screening, diagnosis and...

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Community and Societal Pediatrics – Child Rights and Child Health

Want to join this free online curriculum ? If you have a UF username and password   If you do not Community and Societal Pediatrics – Child Rights and Child Health This curriculum on Community and Societal Pediatrics:  Child Rights and Child Health responds to advances in our understanding of the root cause social determinants of health and the relevance of a child rights-based approach to child health and well-being.  The curriculum is divided into 20 units, each with multiple modules, that begin by addressing...

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