ORGANISATION

Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, WHO (CMH)

The Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (CMH) was launched by WHO in January 2000. Over a two-year period, the Commission analysed the impact of health on development and examine the appropriate modalities through which health related investments could have a positive impact on economic growth and equity in developing countries. It recommended a set of measures designed to maximize the poverty reduction and economic development benefits of health sector investment.

Commission established six working groups

  • Health, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction
  • International Public Goods for Health
  • Mobilization of Domestic Resources for Health
  • Health and the International Economy
  • Improving Health Outcomes of the Poor
  • Development Assistance and Health

Main Commission report, background papers and reports etc. are available online.

Reports, etc. also available at: http://www3.who.int/whosis/menu.cfm?path=whosis,cmh&language=english

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