There was a general opinion that Public Health should be discovered in the communities and their strengths drawn upon. It was felt that doing a skills inventory or assessment of assets would be more beneficial than carrying out a mere assessment of needs. [To view this article, please download the PDF.]

This session includes the following articles:

Integrated Health Care: A Holistic Approach to Public Health
Dr. U. Ko Ko

Development of Health Systems: Potential Contribution of the Roll Back Malaria Initiative
Dr. Jorn Heldrup

Ethics, Equity, and Human Rights Dimensions in Strengthening Public Health in Developing Countries
Dr. John Bryant

Health and Environment - Integration
Prof. John Ashton