IMF Seminars, Conferences and Workshops
ECONOMIC FORUMS AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS
Health, Wealth, and Welfare
Thursday, April 15, 2004, 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
IMF Multi-Purpose Room (Enter via the IMF Center)
720 19th St. N.W., Washington, DC
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The last 150 years has witnessed a global transformation in human health that has led to people living longer, healthier, more productive lives and has boosted rates of economic growth worldwide. Although this trend is likely to continue, hopes are fading in some regions where progress slowed or stopped in the 1990s, primarily as a result of the AIDS epidemic. A key challenge facing the international community is to devise an appropriate policy mix that contributes to a healthier and more productive world going forward. The following panelists will address this issue:
Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané (Moderator)