A new track of hope for improved health of all rural people can be developed. Rural communities around the nation share more than just their disadvantage.They often have an integration that reflects the close interactions of people In such communities. On the whole, they are inclined to have well defined social tutu., st. VA.es and het. systems and have closer family ties within the community in whit it they live. This brings about a strong sense of commit meet to the overall wellbeing of their community. Sam., 0 all rural communities know their own needs and with the tight support and assistance will vinckciosely together in partnership for the good of the community. Unfortunately in many states of our countries the voices of rural people are not heard Frequently, health ter.he planning and decision making is central. and In the hands of the urban policy makers who may not understand the rural context. Rural communities do have Wad,’ film’gh the resourcefulness of their people, which is often not recognized What is required is a commitment by Governments and other key stakeholders to provide the policy framework and targeted resources, and to build capacity within communities to minimize the paten-nal that exists. When Governments commit to the policies and resources then commit, ties can form the partnerships and collaborative arrangements that will deliver the des. outcomes, as they will fled locally workable solutions involving the key stakeholders who are members of the rural community.

A new track of hope for improved health of all rural people includes:

Public health measures such as clean water, proper sanitation and immunization.

Greater equity for rural communities In terms of resources for and access to health services.

Integrated, flexible health services that respond to rural community needs.

A better distributed and more skilled rural health work force.

Rural health research partnerships that involve and support rural communities and their health work force.

To develop this new track of hope. there Is a need to Create Unity for Action: An Action Plan for Rural Health. The Improvement to the health status of rural people will only be achieved when all key players form the necessary partnerships and working relation. .PS required to establish and maintain sustainable health services delivery system based on community needs.

A new track of hope for improved health of all rural people includes:

Public health measures such as clean water, proper sanitation and immunization.

Greater equity for rural communities In terms of resources for and access to health services.

Integrated, flexible health services that respond to rural community needs.

A better distributed and more skilled rural health work force.

Rural health research partnerships that involve and support rural communities and their health work force.

To develop this new track of hope. there Is a need to Create Unity for Action: An Action Plan for Rural Health. The Improvement to the health status of rural people will only be achieved when all key players form the necessary partnerships and working relation. .PS required to establish and maintain sustainable health services delivery system based on community needs.