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A call for action: governments: take responsibility for women's health!: primary health care and women's reproductive and sexual  
http://phmovement.org/pdf/women/phm-women-english.pdf
Focuses on the promises of the Alma Ata Declaration that held so much potential for improving the health of people worldwide. (See Details)
Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles  
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/30/28/33857785.pdf
Examines the evidence on role change and delegation from physicans to advance practice nurses in terms of costs and benefits, cost-effectiveness and other outcomes. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Better practices in collaborative mental health care: an analysis of the evidence base  
http://www.ccmhi.ca/en/products/documents/04_BestPractices_EN.pdf
Provides a systematic review of the experimental literature in order to identify better practices in collaborative mental health care in the primary care setting. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Financing health care for women with disabilities  
http://www.rand.org/publications/WP/WP139/
Describes the major financial issues affecting access to health care for women with disabilities in the United States and presents recommended strategies to address those issues. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Primary care and health system performance: adults' experiences in five countries  
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.w4.487v1?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=primary+care&andorexactfulltext=and&searchid=1101919545802_1396&stored_search=&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetype=1&journalcode=healthaff
Reports on a 2004 survey of primary care experiences among adults in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Finds shortfalls in delivery of safe, effective, timely, or patient-centred care, with variations among countries. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender, health, and sustainable development: a Latin American perspective: proceedings of a workshop held in Montevideo, Uraguay
Proceedings of a Workshop held in Montevideo, Uruguay, 26-29 April 1994. A compilation of papers with the following themes: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Activities, Health, and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Indigenous Peoples' Health Issues; and Health Care Providers. Includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and Initiatives Informally Presented at the Workshop.
Published: 1994
Alma Ata 1978: primary health care: report of the International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma Ata, USSR, 6-12 Septembe  
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/9241800011.pdf
Documents the proceedings of the 1978 International Conference on Primary Health Care. Includes conference objectives, antendees, summary of discussions, and recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 1978
Primary care for women
Offers all primary care practitioners guidance on the wide variety of problems unique to women. Includes chapters on age-specific issues to care for female patients at each stage of life and disease-oriented chapters covering all disorders seen by primary care physicians. Disease-oriented chapters include etiology, differential diagnosis, history, physical examination, laboratory and imaging studies, treatment, and special considerations during pregnancy.
Published: 2003
Perceptions of primary healthcare services among people with physical disabilities  
http://dawn.thot.net/Part1.html
Examines the extent of access to, and satisfaction with, primary health care services for people with physical disabilities living in Toronto, ON. Evaluates the preceved extent of access to primary healthcare services as well as the level of satisfaction with the quality of these services. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Evidence-based protocol for medical abortion: using mifepristone and misoprostol in a primary care setting   
http://www.theaccessproject.org/medical_abortion/MifepristoneProtocol.html
Provides a protocol for medical practitioners about using medical abortion medications mifepristine and misoprostol in a health clinic setting. (See Details)