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Harmonization for Health in Africa – Conference of Ministers of Health and Finance

Place: Tunis, Tunisia
Date: 4–5 July 2012

This African Conference of Ministers of Finance and Health will provide the opportunity to set the stage for accelerated progress towards the MDGs as well as for the post-MDG agenda, by proposing a new governance framework for the health sector in Africa. It will focus on learning through South-South exchanges, and showcasing innovations from Africa, Latin America and Asia.


The objective of the Conference is to stimulate dialogue and enhance leadership and collaboration between ministries of finance and health for more effective public, private and external financing of the health sector, with a view to accelerate progress towards health MDGs and beyond.

The main topics of the conference will include:

  • making public spending more efficient
  • optimizing private spending
  • improving external assistance
  • enhancing new partnerships.

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