Macroeconomics and Health (CMH)

MacroHealth Newsletter

No. 12, January 2005


Upcoming Events

  • 2nd High-Level Forum on Harmonization and Alignment for Aid Effectiveness: Paris, France, 28 February – 2 March 2005. Follows on from the 1st High-Level Forum, held in Rome in 2003. Will be an opportunity to assess progress in implementing harmonization and alignment on the ground, to identify ways to accelerate and scale-up implementation, and to sustain and enhance the momentum for and political commitment to fundamental changes that enhance aid delivery. For more information visit http://www.aidharmonization.org/ah-wh/secondary-pages/Paris2005.
  • 13th Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-13): New York, NY, USA, 11 – 22 April 2005. Will build upon the outcome of CSD-12 and take policy decisions on practical measures and options to expedite implementation of commitments in water, sanitation and human settlements. For more information visit http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/csd/csd13/csd13.htm
  • Health Systems: Putting Pieces Together: Washington, DC, USA, 31 May – 3 June 2005. Annual international conference of the Global Health Council. For more information visit http://www.globalhealth.org/conference/.

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