This 2017 session within the Regional ECSA HC Best Practices Forum was convened by ECSA HC and EQUINET in line with HMC Resolution – ECSAHMC50/R2 and with proposals from the 2016 Regional meeting on GHD. The objectives of the meeting were to a. To share information on progress in the ECSA HC GHD programme and issues for policy dialogue and follow up work b. To present and discuss evidence supporting and proposals for harmonised regional standards on health in the extractive sector c. To review and discuss positions on selected agenda items in the 2017 World Health Assembly (WHA) agenda The meeting recommendations were further summarised and reviewed in the Best Practices Forum and then in the Directors Joint Consultative conference, where the outcome of what was formally recommended is separately reported by ECSA HC. Delegates were provided with specific background materials through distributed publications. The report is organised by theme, with the presentation and group discussions on each area shown together.
Health equity in economic and trade policies, Governance and participation in health
Title of publication Global Health Diplomacy and regional health standards in the extractive sector, Session Report, 10 April 2017,
Date of publication
Global Health Diplomacy and regional health standards in the extractive sector, Session Report, 10 April 2017, Arusha Tanzania
Regional; global health diplomacy
East and southern Africa region
Equinet Publication Type