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The conference implementation for better results

The conference "Primary health care policy and practice: implementation for better results" is an official side event of the 73rd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, convened on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Astana Declaration and the 45th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration at the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and will be organized jointly with the WHO Regional Office for Europe and UNICEF.

In anticipation of the conference, on September 20, a conference of moderated three-hour virtual round tables was held in order to create a solid technical basis for the conference with the participant of the discussion Gulmira Tashalievna Nazhmidinova, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics at the International Higher School of Medicine.

The Conference will:

  • take stock of progress implementing the commitments in the Declaration of Astana on primary health care since 2018, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and demonstrate concrete results;
  • shift focus from concepts to action by identifying implementation success factors based on country experiences; and
  • identify policies and practices to future-proof primary health-care transformation for moving towards universal health coverage, for greater resilience in the face of emergencies, and better health and well-being.

The Conference is aimed at strategic health leadership at national and subnational levels shaping primary health-care and service delivery transformation. In addition, senior officials in ministries of health with technical responsibility for organization of primary health-care services will be invited to participate, as will academic and technical experts from academic institutions, and international and nongovernmental organizations involved in shaping primary health-care services.