Primary health care

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. WHO Primary Health Care topics
    WHO Technical Series on Primary Health Care
    ——Quality in primary health care 2018
  2. Building from Common Foundations: The World Health Organization and Faith-Based Organizations in Primary Healthcare
  3. Declaration of Alma-Ata
  4. Primary Health Care (Now more than ever)–The World Health Report 2008
  5. Regional Declaration on the New Orientations for Primary Health Care (PAHO/WHO 2005)
  6. The Bulletin series: primary health care 30 years on
  7. Primary health care, including health system strengthening (Sixty-Second World Health Assembly 2009)
  8. Sub-national and district management: Primary Health Care
  9. Bulletin of the World Health Organization: Retrospective comparative evaluation of the lasting impact of a community-based primary health care programme on under-5 mortality in villages around Jamkhed, India
    See “A…Jamkhed Website” below for further information

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

A. Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) Jamkhed Website
Jamkhed Insitute for CBPHC: The Evolution of a World Training Center
The Jamkhed Model of Ministry
Primary Health Care, A Movement-The Process
A Comprehensive Approach to Community Welfare-Growth Monitoring and the Role of Women in Jamkhed
Neccesary Angels –National Geographic

B. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) See Especially:
The Christian Community’s Contribution to the Evolution of Community-Based Primary Health Care, 2008

C. Contact
1) The CMC Story 1968-1998 (Contact No 161/162 Jun-Jul & Aug-Sep 1998)
Introduction / A Quest for Health / A Christian Medical Commission  p1-18
In Search of Wholeness  p19-31
Brave New World?  p32-56
2) Health in a Search for Wholeness Contact No 119 Apr 1991
3) Contact Special Series Number 5, October 2018: Primary Health Care Revisited

D. Crossnetwork Journal (Discontinued precursor to CJGH)
Mission Hospital Best Practices-Kiwoko Hospital Uganda

A. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Open public health courses and materials See especially:
Leadership Principles and Practices for Health System Transformation 2015
Case Studies in Primary Health Care Lecture Materials 2011 (Includes several by Carl Taylor, long-term missionary and co-author of WHO’s Declaration of Alma Ata)
Carl E. Taylor 1916-2010–Just and Lasting Change: When Communities Own Their Futures (Classic text-available for purchase)
Approaches to Managing Health Services Organizations 2010

B. New England Journal of Medicine Global Health See especially:
A Global View of Health — An Unfolding Series 2013

Updated: Aug 2019