Health and development

Meetings

Health Poverty Reduction and Economic Development
Intercountry followup workshop, Nairobi, 9-10 March 2007

To discuss strategies to advance the national, regional and global agenda in health and development as part of the WHO/EC partnership commitment. This workshop aims at building capacity for the ministries of health to increase the visibility of the health sector in their respective national development plans and institutionalize policy dialogue instruments with the ministries of finance to seek an increase in budget and aid flows that are consistent with achieving the health MDGs.

Meeting documents

Poverty and Health: A Strategy for the African Region

Achieving the Health MDGs: Situation Analysis and Perspectives in the African Region

Achieving the Health MDGs: Situation Analysis and Perspectives in the African Region Regional Committee Resolution


High-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals

The aim of the High-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals is to provide an opportunity for dialogue between senior policy-makers and identify opportunities for accelerating action on the health-related MDGs.

The first High-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals was held in Geneva on 8-9 January 2004; the second on 2-3 December 2004 in Abuja, Nigeria; and the third in Paris on 14-15 November 2005.


Health Poverty Reduction and Economic Development
Intercountry workshop, Dakar, 28-30 October 2005

This workshop was organized to share knowledge and experiences in addressing health, poverty reduction and economic development in poverty reduction strategy papers, national development strategies and health sector plans. The workshop report is attached below.

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