A selective primary health care (PHC) approach referred to collectively under the acronym GOBI-FFF
, these are strategies that are being adopted to improve maternal
health as part of primary care
. Respectively they include,
- Growth monitoring
- Oral rehydration therapy
- Family Spacing (planning)
- Female Education
- Food Supplementation
This was further reduced to GOBI only (selective PHC) on the priorities set by donors for poor countries.
Gatrell, A.C. (2002) Geographies of Health: an Introduction, Oxford: Blackwell.
Taylor, Carl E (2007) Personal Communication on 3/25/07 based on his recollection of the projects he implemented in China when Jim Grant was Executive Director of UNICEF.