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Alma Ata takes its revenge

Alma Ata takes its revenge

"Thailand and Brazil, countries with deeply different traditions and cultures, have both opted to invest in primary care to guarantee all citizens the right to care. A lesson for all of us, 34 years after the Alma Ata Declaration. Despite of this, in Europe universalistic health systems are likely to be swept away by the neo-liberal policies."

Gavino Maciocco in: Health and Development No. 65, "Bridging the gap", December 2012. Health and Development is the quarterly journal of Doctors with Africa Cuamm. Download the journal in order to read the full article.

 

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