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Global Health Histories Seminar 135: Primary Health Care in Historical and Political Perspectives - From Alma-Ata to Astana: Current Challenges to Health fro all again

Wednesday 25 September 2019, 9.00AM

Speaker(s): Sanjoy Bhattacharya (Professor in the History of Medicine, Department of History & Director, Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York) & Gustava Correa Matta (Researcher from Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health (ENSP), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Coordinator of the Zika Social Science Network)

**Please note: this event begins at 9am local time)**

Global Health Histories Seminar 135 Poster (PDF , 5,574kb)

After the Astana Conference, Held in 2018, the World Health Organization once again reinforced the emphasis on primary health care for advancing universal health coverage and its relationship to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This seminar aims to discuss the major challenges of primary health care in a historical perspective, analyzing global-regional policies and conceptions in health which are currently in dispute.

Location: Conference room of the Documentation Centre on Health History (CDHS/COC/Fiocruz), Brazil Avenue, 4365 - Manguinhos - Rio de Janeiro