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Almaty

(əlmä`tē), formerly

Alma-Ata

(ăl'mə-ətä`), city (1993 pop. 1,176,000), SE Kazakhstan, in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau, within but independent of Almaty prov. A terminus of the Turkistan-Siberia RR, Almaty is the industrial, financial, and cultural center of Kazakhstan and was for many years its capital; in 1997 the capital of Kazakhstan was moved to Aqmola (now Nur-SultanNur-Sultan
, formerly Astana
, city (2008 est. pop. 600,000), capital of Kazakhstan, in central Kazakhstan on the Ishim (Esil) River, within but independent of Aqmola prov.
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). Leading industries include fruit canning, meatpacking, tobacco processing, and the repair of railroad equipment. Most of the inhabitants are ethnic Russians, with Kazakhs the next largest group. The city was founded in 1854 as a Russian fort and trade center known as Verny. It has been repeatedly struck by earthquakes and mud slides during its long history. Almaty has a university and is the site of the National Academy of Sciences. To the east is Ile-Alatau National Park.

Almaty

a city in SE Kazakhstan; capital of Kazakhstan (1991--97): an important trading centre. Pop.: 1 103 000 (2005 est.)
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Alma Ata suggested comprehensive approach to sustain and improve health of the community.
(11) Retrospectively, the Alma Ata Declaration can be seen as essentially a call for global solidarity: "All countries should cooperate in a spirit of partnership and service to ensure primary healthcare for all people, since the attainment of health by people in any one country directly concerns and benefits every other country." (3)
World Health Organisation (WHO) (1978), Declaration of Alma Ata, http://www.who.int/hpr /NPH/declaration_almaata.pdf.
Coincidently, the Alma Ata meeting is being held on the eve of the Syrian People's Friends meeting in Rome.
Se trabajo con las variedades Brunello, Algarve, Alma Ata y Siberia, pertenecientes a los grupos Asiatico, Hibrido L/A y Oriental, las 2 ultimas, respectivamente, con ciclos de vida de 10, 10, 14 y 14 semanas, respectivamente.
In 1986, the Ottawa Charter was adopted by a group of researchers, policy-makers and public health practitioners assembled in Ottawa, Canada, as a road map for the countries involved in the WHO EURO * region for pursuing the Declaration of Alma Ata's vision of "Health for All by the Year 2000".
Sin duda, la Conferencia Mundial de la Salud celebrada en Alma Ata en el ano de 1978, marco un hito importante en la concepcion y en el desarrollo de los sistemas de salud a nivel mundial, al definir una meta concreta: "Salud para todos en el ano 2000", ademas, senalo una estrategia para el fortalecimiento de la respuesta organizada con el fin de reducir las inequidades en salud, promover el desarrollo de sistemas de salud que impactaran positivamente los determinantes sociales y ambientales de la enfermedad, llamada Atencion Primaria en Salud (APS).
This has been recognised by WHO in their attempts in 2009 to re-vitalise primary health care on the anniversary of Alma Ata. (6) One major constraint to integration is the capacity of basic health services to cope.
La Declaracion de Alma Ata sobre Salud para Todos en el ano 2000, enunciada en 1978, planteaba objetivos ambiciosos en la busqueda de mejorar la accesibilidad a los sistemas de salud.
The long and difficult road to Alma Ata. A personal reflection.
He was a consultant to the World Health Organization and prepared documents in 1978 for the Alma Ata World Conference on Primary Health Care.
La declaracion de Alma Ata definio a la participacion social como una estrategia para garantizar que los servicios de atencion primaria brinden soluciones a los problemas de salud de la poblacion (11).