Chapter 13Health and Population Management

Health, which is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, is a fundamental human right.

Declaration at the International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma Ata, 1978

Relevance, Rationale, and Context

The health sector is identified as a core policy area that has very strong relevance to the development process. Health is a prominent indicator for the level of development achieved by a country and considerable effort and resources ...

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