International anniversary conference marking 35 years of the Declaration of Alma-Ata on primary health care

6–7 November 2013, Almaty, Kazakhstan

The conference, organized and hosted by the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan, with support from WHO/Europe, aims to provide an international platform for discussions on policy, practice and research on primary health care.

National representatives from across the six WHO regions will share experience, ideas and knowledge on primary health care solutions, and discuss priority challenges and options in developing primary health care in the coming years.

The conference will pay particular attention to showing the progress achieved through primary health care, and the lessons learnt, in order to scale up primary health care in a changing context.

Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, and other senior WHO staff will take part in the conference.