Astana, The Gulf Observer: On October 22-23, the Government of Kazakhstan with the auspices of the World Health Organization and the UNICEF will host a global primary healthcare conference in Astana to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Alma-Ata and the 5th anniversary of the Astana declarations on primary healthcare, according to the reports of the Ministry of Healthcare.
The conference titled as Primary health care policy and practice: implementing for better results sets a goal to exchange views and summarize the results of implementation of the Astana Declaration since 2018, to discuss the results and achievements as well the role of primary healthcare in ensuring universal health coverage.
According to the Ministry, 80 official delegations led by ministers of healthcare from the WHO member states, representatives of international organizations, young scholars, and health workers will participate in the conference in an offline mode – 600-650 delegates in total. More than 1,000 delegates will participate in the conference online.
A joint statement on the future of primary healthcare will be adopted at the event.