Health Systems and Services. Annual Report 2009
(2009; 28 pages)


Health systems today struggle to meet the health challenges of an increasingly globalized, urbanized, and ageing world. In every region, people are calling for better services and greater coverage. The financial crisis has further highlighted the need to boost effectiveness, improve efficiencies and eliminate inequalities. And as we edge ever closer to 2015, it is increasingly clear that real and sustained progress towards the Millennium Development Goals of reducing maternal and child mortality and tackling AIDS, TB and malaria will depend on the existence of strong health systems...

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