Primary Health Conference (Primary2002)

Venue: Palace of Conventions

Location: Havana, Cuba, Other

Event Date/Time: Jun 15, 2002 End Date/Time: Jun 22, 2002
Registration Date: Mar 31, 2002
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Mar 31, 2002
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The development of the Seminar on Primary Health Care (APS) is like a spiral in ascent that arrives in the current moment to the highest point; but with greater complexity. Since the first Seminar, which took place in Cuba in 1986 when we had 600 Family Doctors, the Attention of Primary Health and Family Medicine has developed and advanced with innovations and beneficial results for the Health of our people and of other people of the world that give us at the present moment a successful model for Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, now practiced by more than 30,000 Family Doctors and 40,000 Family Nurses. Cuba has achieved an extraordinary advances in the field of Health, having fulfilled from the year 1983 the indicators of the World Organization of Health (OMS) that evaluate the Strategy of SPT, and has gone on to introduce strategic changes in an effort to perfect their National System of Health. Cuba continues to develop an intense Integral Program of Health (PIS) in collaboration with numerous countries of the Third World, and with the help of the Latin American School of Medicine (located outside of Havana) it is contributing to the formation of Doctors in those needy countries. Despite the differences among the countries, it will be very useful to exchange experiences on the lessons of the XX Century and the challenges of the XXI Century This event, like the previous ones, will have the presence of Authorities in the Agencies of the United Nations, of non Government Organizations and of World Personalities in the field of Health. It is a great honor for us to summon you to this encounter and to have the opportunity to receive you cordially and to thank you for your attention and your participation. Sincerely, Dr. Carlos Dotres Martínez Minister of Cuban Public Health

· Ministry of Public Health of Cuba (MINSAP) · Pan-American organization of the World Health (OPS-OMS) · Population Fund of the United Nations (FNUAP) · Children’s Fund of the United Nations. (UNICEF) · International confederation of Family Medicine. (CIMF) · Cuban society of Family Medicine (SOCUMEFA) · National Council of Scientific Societies of Cuba.

· World organization of General Doctors and Family (WONCA) · Latin American association of Social Medicine (ALAMES) Network Educational Institutions Serving Communities

Doctors and Nurses

· Public Health in Cuba. · World Health in the XXI Century. · The role of the International Confederation of Family Medicine in the XXI Century. · Infantile Health in Latin America. · Comprehensive Reproductive Health. · Reproductive Rights and Sustainable Development. · The Modalities of Cooperation of the Agencies of the United Nations. · The International Collaboration of Cuba in Health: The Comprehensive Program of Health. · The Importance of Family Medicine in the XXI Century. · The Formation of human resources for Primary Health Care. · The Specialist and the Family Doctor in the XXI Century. · Infantile Maternal Health in Cuba. · The Integrated System of Urgency (SIUM) in Cuba. · The Fight for the Quality of Health (LPC). · The Active Participation of the Community in Health · The Political, Economic, Cultural and Social Focus of Health. · The Renovation of Health For All (SPT). · The Importance of Research Development in APS. · The “Health Team” as a Main Strategy for the XXI Century. · Prevention, Control and Surveillance of Communicable Illnesses. · Strategy for the Prevention and the Control of Chronic Illnesses. · Mental Health. · The Promotion of Health. · The Unions of Workers and Health. · The role of the Family Doctor, Services and Research.

· Delegates 250.00 USD· Students 150.00 USD (must show a valid student ID)· Companion 60.00 USDStudents and Delegates: Participation in the scientific activities of the Seminar, accreditation, portfolio with scientific programs, diskette, certificate of attendance, work author's certificate, participation in the welcome Toast, cultural events and closing Dinner. Companions: Participation in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, accreditation, programs of companions, souvenirs, participation in the welcome Toast, cultural programs and closing Dinner.

Spanish. Simultaneous Interpretation in English will be offered in the Plenary Sessions and in other sessions decided upon by the organizing committee.

· The Summaries of the Works should be correspondents in Electronic Version with the following requirements. · Word processor: Word Version 6.0 or superior. · Letter source: Arial to 12 points · Text: Justified · Margins: 2,5 cm · Leaf: 8 ½ x 11 · Title of the Work: Arial to Centered 14 points and Boldface · Data of the Author: · Name and the author's Last names (it is) in Boldface and Italic · Name of the Institution · Address of the Institution, Telephone, Fax and Email · Country: Boldface. The structure of the Summaries will be (it should not exceed 250 words). 1. title of the Work (Should not exceed 15 words) 2. Names and Last names of the Author (not more than 6) 3. Institution 4. Country 5. Objectives 6. Methods 7. Results 8. Conclusions 9. Presentation modality proposed by the author The Summaries of the works included in the Scientific Program will be given in an electronic Version to each delegate inside the documentation of the portfolio. Delivery deadline for the Works will be March 31 the 2002. AUDIOVISUAL MEANS · Projector of Slides of 35 mm. · Projector of Transparencies · Videocassets VHS (norm NTSC 3.58, only norm) · Presentation in powerpoint


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