Natural Resources and Human Health: Plants of Medicinal and Nutritional Value
Shigeaki Baba, Olayiwola Akerele, Yuji Kawaguchi
Elsevier, Jan 1, 1992 - Medical - 227 pages
Primary health care, as defined at the International Conference on Primary Health Care (Alma-Ata.1978) is the key to attaining Health for All by the Year 2000 which is a goal engaging every nation of the world to improve health. Protecting the contribution of plants for the present and future health of mankind involves action on different fronts such as economic, scientific, environmental and promotional. This book is the record of the WHO symposium highlighting the importance of plants to mankind and emphasizing the role that plants play in maintaining the balance of our ecosystem.
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