World Health Assembly Briefing on PRSPs - May 2004
A briefing on Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) took place on 20 May as a part of the WHO's Fifth-Seventh World Health Assembly. The session included presentations and remarks by Jan Vandemoortele, Leader of the Poverty Group at the United Nations Development Programme, H.E. Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Minister of Health of Ghana, and representatives from an NGO, the World Bank, and WHO. The Macroeconomics and Health process in countries was addressed during the discussions. Country delegates were invited to attend the workshop and to refer to their country experiences on the topic, including Macroeconomics and Health work.