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 (äl′mə-ä′tə, əl-mä′ə-tä′)
See Almaty.


(Russian ɑlˈmaaˈta)
(Placename) the former name of Almaty


(ˌæl mə əˈtɑ)

former name of Almaty.
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Noun1.Alma-Ata - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998Alma-Ata - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazak, Kazakh - a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
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Abel Salinas Rivas, said today that the participation of the National Academy of Medicine in the updating of the Alma-Ata Declaration, which in 1978 defined primary care as a set of values ?
As per the Declaration of Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care, 1978, of which India is one of the signatories, the World Health Organisation says 'better health' makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer, are more productive, save more, and invest for education of children, who are the future of a nation.
He is a hugely distinguished academic, with over 400 scientific papers to his credit, and currently rector of al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Alma-Ata.
The principle of PHC as defined at Alma-Ata is essential health care that is universally accessible to all in the community at affordable cost.
The commencement of PHC and the Alma-Ata conference have been examined by participants in the events and by historians (2-5).
One reason for the longevity of the CIS is the fact that, according to the Alma-Ata Declaration, signed on 21 December 1991 in the then capital of Kazakhstan.
Thus, nearly 40 years after the Alma-Ata declaration, the absence of a reference to primary health care in the SDGs and their targets is a major oversight.
Considering these issues also brings to mind the Declaration of Alma-Ata, which was the first international declaration underlining the importance of primary health care (PHC).
The ideology underlying Brazil's health care system can be better understood by examining the World Health Organization's (WHO) 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata ("Alma-Ata"), (18) which influenced the formulation of Brazil's constitutional right to health care.
I remember traveling with Marco Mueller in Alma-Ata (now Almaty), Kazakhstan, in the early 1990s.
The PAHO/ WHO definition of UHC described above is linked to the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration, which advocated health promotion, appropriate use of resources, intersectoral action, and moreover universal access to health, where all people have equitable use of appropriate, timely, good-quality health services, and the role of the state, as well as safe, effective, and affordable good-quality medicines (1).