Macroeconomics and Health (CMH)

MacroHealth Newsletter

No. 6 October 2003


  • UNESCAP Health and Development Inception Workshop: Bangkok, Thailand, 17 – 18 November 2003. The workshop will review linkages between health and development and discuss outcomes of the Global Consultation on “Increasing Investments in Health Outcomes for the Poor”.
  • Seventh International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific: Kobe, Japan, 27 November – 1 December 2003. Will examine how to ensure that affected communities have access to and can participate in the development of HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care strategies. For more information, please visit:
  • World AIDS Day: 1 December 2003. For more information, please visit
  • Annual meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research: Geneva, Switzerland, 2 – 5 December 2003. For more information, please visit:
  • First Global African Youth Assembly: Freetown, Sierra Leone, 22 December 2003 – 3 January 2004. Youths and young adults will come together under the theme: “Building a Moral and Spiritual Frontier Through Technological Advancement and Economic Empowerment.” For more information please contact:
  • Reaching the Poor with Effective Health, Nutrition and Population Services: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why: Washington, DC, US, 18 – 20 February 2004. Will provide an opportunity to identify and assess program and policy approaches for reaching disadvantaged groups with effective health, nutrition, and population services. For more information please visit:

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