SIHA’s mission is to transform primary health care philosophy into acon by creang sustainable projects locally and internaonally.
SIHA’s values are based on the ideals of universal healthcare and on the principles of sustainable, community-based programming:
● The components of primary health care as defined by the WHO’s declaraon of Alma Alta which include promong healthy behaviours and recognizing the social and polical aspects of health.
● The interdisciplinary nature of primary health care and the need for mul-sectoral acon. ● The universality of primary health care.
● The principles of sustainable programming, including local ownership and partnership. ● The centrality of community engagement with an emphasis on community directed collaboration