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The African Health Monitor - Issue 13

The World Health Organization estimates that 80% of the populations of Asia, Africa and Latin America use traditional medicine to meet their primary health care needs. For many people in these countries, particularly those living in rural areas,...

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The African Health Monitor - Issue 12

The Ouagadougou declaration and the challenges of strengthening health systems in the African region. According to WHO's definition, a health system comprises all organizations, institutions and resources devoted to producing actions whose...

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The Background to the Algiers Declaration and the Framework for its implementation to Improve Health Systems

The Algiers Declaration on Narrowing the Knowledge Gap to Improve Africa’s Health was adopted during a Conference held in Algiers, Algeria, in June 2008.

The Conference, which brought Ministers from the African Region together with...

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The African Health Monitor - Issue 11

The Challenges of Achieving the Health MDGs in the African Region. During the last decade the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa has published the African Health Monitor twice a year. The Monitor has strived to present to its...

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Framework for the implementation of the Ouagadougou Declaration on Primary Health Care and Health Systems in Africa

Framework for the implementation of the Ouagadougou Declaration on Primary Health Care and Health Systems in Africa

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The Algiers Declaration: Ministerial Conference on Research for Health in the African Region

Narrowing the knowledge gap to improve Africa’s health
23–26 June 2008

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Health situation analysis in the African Region - Basic indicators 2006

These tables include some of the most recent statistics since 1997, based on health indicators from the African Region’s 46 Member States. All of these tables have been selected from World Health Statistics 2006. In addition, historical data for...

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