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History

Sep 1978, Alma Ata (USSR), as International NGOs' Primary Health Care Group (NGO PHC Group) or NGO Group on Primary Health Care, at International Conference on Primary Health Care, having been active since early 1976 under the name Non-Governmental Organizations Joint Planning Exercise in Primary Health Care. Mid 1990s changed name to International NGO Group on PHC (INGO). Mandate of the Group has since been enlarged beyond PHC and present name was adopted in 1996. Dissolved 23 Jan 2018.

Aims

Foster partnership in health among NGOs and other international organizations and government and private agencies; develop health priorities and ensure integration of a gender perspective in all health policies and programmes; identify present and future trends in the health sector and seek joint actions to meet those needs.

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Activities

Organizes: Conference of the World Health Assembly; symposia; presentations; workshops. Develops a 'Global Health Watch', an independent monitoring body in health. Conducted field studies in Africa and Asia.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Nongovernmental
  • Health Care
    • Health

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E3213

Last News Received

29. Jun 2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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