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Title: Strengthening of national public health systems for emerging health challenges
Other Titles: Report of the Regional Conference of Parliamentarians, Bangkok, Thailand, 19-21 March 2012
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The Regional Conference of Parliamentarians on Strengthening of National Public Health Systems for Emerging Health Challenges was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 19-21 March 2012. Thirty-three parliamentarians from 10 countries of the South-East Asia Region; including Bangladesh, Bhutan, DPR Korea, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste; attended the conference. In addition, participants also included deans/principals of schools of public health and members of the South-East Asia Public Health Educational Institutes Network. This conference was organized to engage and involve parliamentarians in an effort to strengthen public health systems of Member States to handle health challenges that are emerging in the South-East Asia Region. The conference concluded with the Bangkok Call for Action on what parliamentarians could do to this end. This report summarizes the technical sessions, presentations, panel and roundtable discussions, and the Bangkok Call for Action on Strengthening of National Public Health Systems for Emerging Health Challenges
Keywords: HEALTH SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
Gov't Doc #: SEA-HSD-352
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206422
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