WHO EURO PRIMARY HEALTH CARE ADVISORY GROUP (PHCAG) FIRST MEETING, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, JUNE 20TH-21ST, 2017
Professor Rawaf was appointed, in consultation with DH, by WHO EURO as a member of the newly formed Advisory Group on Primary Health Care. The first meeting of all Members was attended by the Regional Director Dr Zsuzanna Jakab and Kazakhstan’s Minister of Health, Dr Alexey Tsoy. Professor Rawaf gave a presentation on integration of public health and primary care services and highlighted the role of Health Living Centres in the UK. He also described some possible models for the integration using the experience of countries around the globe. The WHO European Centre for Primary Health is leading the work across 53 members states of WHO EURO.
Members of the Advisory Group contributions were recognised by the Regional Director at a Ceremony held in the hotel where the Alma Ata meeting was held in 1978.