Abstract

The Constitution of the World Health Organization enshrines the principle, "The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being, without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic, or social condition." The Alma Ata Declaration of 1978 on Health Care identified primary health care as the key for attaining "Health for All," a component of overall development. [To view this article, please download the PDF.]