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United Nations Secretary-General High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth



20 September 2016 - Final report and recommendations presented at the margins of the UN General Assembly

In March 2016, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon officially established a High-level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth. The Commission is co-chaired by Mr François Hollande, President of France, and Mr Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, and co-vice-chaired by Dr. Margaret Chan (WHO), Mr. Guy Ryder (ILO) and Mr. Angel Gurría (OECD).


14-15 December 2016 - High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Health Employment and Economic Growth: From Recommendations to Action (Geneva, Switzerland)

20 September 2016 - Launch event of the WHO-OECD-ILO report “Working for Health and Growth: Investing in the Health Workforce” (New York City, United States)

19 September 2016 - Second meeting of the Commission (New York City, United States)

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