6. Planned Future Activities
It is conceivable that cooperative agreements in training with such international agencies and schools of public health as ESCAP, UNICEF, Hadassah School
of Public Health of Public Health University of Hawaii et.can be arranged in the future.
At local level, the Center plans to offer short training courses to health
personnel in relation to development of health information systems, epidemiology in health services, usage of icro-computers of monitoring health programs etc.
The emphasis of research programs will be placed on development of proxy measures for health status, appropriate technologies
in P.H.C., participatory research in P.H.C.,development of basic community health services, issues concerning the elderly, and research for development of rural youth.
Biomedical research programs for the control of local endemic diseases as well as research in environmental health issues are also fields of interest.
6.3 Basic Community Health and Academic Services.
The Center plans to promote the roles of the elderly and women in community health development and income generation programs. Promotion of
mental health among the rural youth is also a field of interest. We are pleased to cooperate with those who share the same fields of interest.