Public Health Work requires tremendous persistence. Programs and institutions have to be involved in addressing the unfinished agenda. The "centers of excellence" should become "centers of relevance". These centers should integrate themselves with the national health care system and provide evidence-based information for policy-making, and exchange training, (e.g. Public Health professionals in administration, and administrators in Public Health). [To view this article, please download the PDF.]

This session includes the following articles:

Changing Global Scenario and Public Health for the Next Millennium
Keynote Address - Dr. Uton Muchtar Rafei

Development of Public Health Function and Policy: Lessons based on United Kingdom Experiences for Developing Countries
Prof. (Ms.) Sian Griffiths

Economic Aspects of Public Health in Developing Countries
H.E. Dr. T.J. Stamps