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Title:African primary health care in times of economic turbulence
Editors:Chabot, J.ISNI
Harnmeijer, J.W.ISNI
City of publisher:Amsterdam
Publisher:Royal Tropical Institute
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
economic policy
health policy
public health
conference papers (form)
Abstract:'Implications of structural adjustment policies for primary health care in the periphery' was the theme of a workshop held in Amsterdam from 25 to 27 November 1991. This collective volume contains the contributions to this workshop, by Pieter Streefland, Jan-Willem Harnmeijer and Jarl Chabot (implications of economic crisis and structural adjustment policies for primary health care in the periphery); Steen Lau JÝrgensen (health reforms as a complement to structural adjustment); Stephen W. Jarrett (the household as the key investor in health); Anne Mills (review of policies proposed in answer to the crisis in health care); Bart Criel (district health systems as an answer to structural constraints); Irene A. Agyepong (primary health care in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana); Sarafatou Inoussa, Paul Padonou, MÍhoundou Faton, Ellen Verheul, Abdoulaye Alassane (experiences with primary health care in Benin); Renť P. Dubbeldam (contraction and the organization of health services in Mali); Leon Bijlmakers and Jan-Willem Harnmeijer (the relationship between economic crisis, the functioning of the health sector, and people's health status in sub-Saharan Africa, policy options, and the role of international organizations and donors).