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Title: Women's health institutions : report on a WHO meeting. Vienna, Austria, 22-23 September 1995
Authors: European Meeting on Women's Health Institutions (1st: 1995 : Vienna, Austria)
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Language: English
Abstract: The first European Meeting on Women's Health Institutions brought together 150 participants from all over Europe to follow up the recommendations made by the 1994 WHO conference on women's health. The participants addressed issues of appropriate care for women, global changes and emergent trends in women's health, the promotion of women's health in Europe and the priorities, tasks and objectives of women's health centres. The discussions also covered aspects of management, including the financing, human resources and management of health centres, as well as press work and public relations. Case studies from Austria, Germany and the Netherlands clearly showed the important role of nongovernmental organizations in the provision of health services to women in western Europe. The participants concluded that the Forum of Women's Health Institutions was established to exchange experience and examples of good practice, and, while noting the diversity of women's health institutions, nevertheless identified nine common criteria and eight common objectives for them
Description: EURO; ONLINE 94-
10 p.
Subject: Women's Health
Health Services Administration
Community Health Centers
Context: organization and administration
metadata.dc.subject.other: Maternal and Child Health
Gov't Doc #: EUR/ICP/FMLY 94 01/MT06
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