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Promotion of sustainable rural health in the European region : report on a WHO meeting, Bilthoven, Netherlands 5 April 2000 (EUR/00/5020539, 2000)Urban health has attracted much attention, and several WHO programmes have been developed to address this issue over the last decade. Problems related to rural health, however, have been largely neglected, and there is a widening gap in health status and socioeconomic conditions between rural and urban populations in the WHO European Region. Experts from different parts of the Region met to establish a basis for a WHO programme to promote sustainable rural health. The main issues are: insufficient access to primary health care, lack of health ...