Health Systems for Prosperity and Solidarity: leaving no one behind
13-14 June 2018, Tallinn, Estonia
This WHO high-level regional meeting is being held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Tallinn Charter. It will reaffirm the values embedded within the Charter, build on new opportunities, such as the Sustainable Development Goals, and provide a platform to reflect on progress in health systems strengthening.
The programme is designed along 3 themes: • include – improving health coverage, access and financial protection for everyone; • invest – making the case for investing in health systems; and • innovate – harnessing innovations and systems to meet people’s needs.Objectives and expected outcome
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- Implementing integration of primary health care and public health services to achieve health equality
- Convincing ministers of finance to invest in health
- Bringing health services closer to people in Kyrgyzstan
Priorities on the agenda
- How can countries improve health services coverage, access and financial protection for everyone?
- How are investments in health systems also sound economic and social investments?
- How can health systems stimulate, assess, adopt and diffuse innovation?