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By B. Paccagnella (auth.), Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Ulrich Laaser, Professor Dr. Raoul Senault, Professor Dr. med. Herbert Viefhues (eds.)

Since the historieal convention held in Alma Ata in 1978, it's been attainable to watch a reorientation of the scientific occupation. progressively more, problems with healthiness input the level and healing drugs isn't just loosing flooring yet a few curiosity. 'How powerful is future health education?' and 'Whose job is basic pre­ vention?' are questions which stimulate nice difficulty and public debate. it sort of feels additionally to be the 1st time because the final many years of the nineteenth century that the social measurement of future health gets sufficient attention. hence the reeent ebook of the so-called Black record on Inequalities in well-being (Penguin 1982) ended in a heated dialogue in nice Britain, definitely of relevance to many different nations. The 6 years for the reason that 1978 are a lot too brief a time to continue some distance in the direction of 'Health for All', because the slogan of the area well-being association places it, however the suggestions are spelled out, vaguely yet convincing to many people. it's the correct time to debate first reviews and to maneuver from philosophy to empiri­ eal paintings. This paintings - because it pertains to the method evolving because Alma Ata - is characterised via participation, cooperation and prevention: Participation, simply because 'disease' matters basically the person sufferer, his or her kin and instant social atmosphere, whereas 'health' issues every person and may contain every person. it's a activity of the complete of society instead of the domaine of a unmarried career or party.

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Conveying skill and working knowledge with regard to operations, giving injections, percussion etc. In 1970 the regional bureau for Europe of the WHO worked out standards with regards to how lecturers in universities should be prepared. It was recommended that discussion group s with lecturers and students be set up to consider how education, seminars and examinations should be arranged. At every elinic and every institute there should be at least one member of staff who is responsible for pedagogic matterso He should organize workshops on problems and should make proposals on how to arrange lectures.

This usually extends over a period of four weeks. For this purpose the dass is divided into two groups of about twelve to fifteen students each, for the study of the following: I. , "PROD" (promotion of the growth and development of infants and ehiIdren) and the "28-day program" (health surveillance and care through pregnancy and its outcome up to the 28th day after birth) [1, 2], and II. Programs focussed on the health of adult population, such as the community program for the control of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases [1 - 4].

I ::s o ::t. I\' g 0.. tIj ~ õ· 0.. 9. ::s § (1 8 B. Paccagnella and also by the changes in disease pattems and by the inability of the available therapy to cure the new types of disease. As many diseases cannot be cured, preventive medicine has come into its own. ) and by the new concept of self-care, the community interesting itselfin health and not leaving everything to the doctors. The Impact on the Faculties of Medicine We must admit that the changes that have taken place duringthe last three decades in the concept of health have hit the faculties of medicine in striking ways.

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