By Zubeida Mustafa
The message carried year after year by WHO’s World Health Reports is that “progress in health depends largely on viable national and local health systems”. The 2003 report speaks of the need for “effective health promotion and disease prevention services” to give people a chance to lead a long and healthy life. The 2002 report focused on the reduction of risks to health and held this to be the primary responsibility of the government.
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