World Health Report 2008: Primary Health Care




World Health Organization




The 2008 World Health Report revisits the vision of primary health care as a set of values and principles for guiding the development of health systems. It represents an opportunity to identify major avenues for health systems reform in the areas of universal coverage, service delivery, public policy and leadership. [adapted from publisher]

Sections of the report addressing HRH and topics with an HRH component include “System policies that are aligned with PHC goals” (p. 66) and “Mobilizing the commitment of the workforce” (p. 110).

The full report is available in Chinese, English and Russian. An overview of the report is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.

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