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Theme area
Values, policies and rights, Governance and participation in health
Author
ECSA HC; EQUINET
Title of publication Global health diplomacy in east and southern Africa, Report of a Regional Meeting, 8-9 April 2016, Nairobi Kenya
Date of publication
2016 May
Publication type
Report
Publication details
Global health diplomacy in east and southern Africa, Report of a Regional Meeting, 8-9 April 2016, Nairobi Kenya ECSA HC and EQUINET, Arusha
Publication status
Published
Language
 
Keywords
global health diplomacy, WHO, east and southern Africa
Abstract
This 2016 regional meeting was convened by ECSA HC with EQUINET in line with HMC Resolution – ECSAHMC50/R2 to prepare and discuss issues on the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) Agenda and Regional GHD work. The objectives of the meeting were to 1. Update participants from ECSA-HC member states on Global Health Diplomacy (GHD) and its health impact. 2. Share information and discuss, from a GHD perspective, selected WHA agenda items and related issues from other key global health platforms. 3. Present and discuss research findings, recommendations on effective engagement on GHD and proposals for future work. 4. Discuss proposals for strengthened regional co-ordination and communication on GHD and a framework for monitoring progress. The meeting included senior officials delegated or responsible for health diplomacy from ECSA HC member states and South Africa, diplomats from the Africa group from ECSA HC member states, technical personnel from EQUINET and other institutions, including regional organisations and partners.
Country
East and southern Africa region
Publisher
EQUINET, ECSA HC
Equinet Publication Type
Reports