Symposium on “Improving Health Systems through Better Governance and Accountability in the MENA Region.”
MENA Health Policy Forum – Tunis, Tunisia 7-9 June, 2012
The multi-stakeholder symposium is organized by the MENA Health Policy Forum (HPF) to provide the opportunity for knowledge exchange and constructive discussions between participants from government, academic, and public sectors from all participating countries. It also aims to shed the light on successful international experiments in endorsing social accountability and transparency in the health sector and to improve governance and social accountability, as several reports and studies indicate a correlation between responsible management methods and the advancements in healthcare levels. with the support and collaboration of multi-lateral and bilateral donors including the UK Department of Health, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the International Development Research Centre in Canada.
About the Forum:
The forum is a non-profit, independent research entity established in 2008 aiming to implement sustainable, effective and efficient policies that improve health and mitigate adverse consequences of illness, particularly of those most disadvantaged.
Participants in this forum include academics, decision makers, healthcare professionals and experts in economy, public health, sociology, medicine and public policy.
Current members in the forum include Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, Tunisia, Syria, Palestine, World Bank representatives, the United Kingdom, the World Health Organization and specifically its Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.
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