Macroeconomics and Health (CMH)

MacroHealth Newsletter

No. 11, November 2004

Upcoming Events

  • World AIDS Day: Global, 1 December 2004. World AIDS Day is commemorated around the globe on 1 December each year. World AIDS Day 2004 focuses on women, girls, HIV and AIDS. For more information please visit
  • High-Level Forum on the Health MDGs: Abuja, Nigeria, 2 – 4 December 2004. The Forum aims to provide an opportunity for candid dialogue between senior policy makers and identify opportunities for accelerating action on the health MDGs. Discussions will include a focus on Health Sector and Poverty Reduction Strategies and Human Resources in the Health Sector. For more information please visit

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