World Health & Population

World Health & Population November -0001 : 0-0.doi:10.12927/whp..17555

Report and Recommendations: Executive Summary


Health Sectors of the developing countries of the South East Asia Region face enormous challenges from rapid globalization, increasing movement of people, and a changing economic scenario that negatively impacts health. The Regional Conference on Public Health in South-East Asia in the 21st Century reviewed the progress in Public Health education, training, practice, and research in the countries of the South-East Asia Region, as well as the lessions from related policies and programs. The Calcutta Declaration on Public Health, adopted on the concluding day at a special session chaired by the Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal, India sets forth strategies and directions for enhancing health development in the South-East Asia Region in the 21st Century.
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