Occupational health

Primary health care and basic occupational health services: Challenges and opportunities

Report of an intercountry workshop, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 12—14 July 2005

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) held an intercountry workshop on primary health care and basic occupational health services: challenges and opportunities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 12–14 July 2005. The main objectives of the meeting were to:

  • review, share and document accumulated experiences in integrating occupational health services in primary health care systems at country level;
  • identify challenges and suggest best approaches and mechanisms for establishing basic occupational health services at country level; and
  • develop a minimum data set of information and indicators used for planning, monitoring and evaluating the performance of basic occupational health services at regional and country level.

Publishing and ordering information

© World Health Organization 2006
Document WHO-EM/HSG/029/E/1.06/400
Copies may be ordered from:
Distribution and Sales, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, PO Box 7608, Nasr City, Cairo 11371, Egypt (tel: +202 670 2535, fax: +202 670 2492; email: DSA@emro.who.int).