The WHO Council

The WHO Council on the Economics of Health For All aims to reframe health for all as a public policy objective, and ensure that national and global economies and finance are structured in such a way to deliver on this ambitious goal. The Council will aim to create a body of work that sees investment in local and global health systems as an investment in the future, not as a short-term cost. Read more

Council Brief No. 1: Governing health innovation for the common good

9 June 2021
The Council has written this brief to focus on the governance of innovation, a critical building block of healthy economies, and lays out the key problems with the health innovation ecosystem and why radical changes are needed to ensure it delivers Health for All ...

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Press Release: Council on the Economics of Health For All Issues Brief on Equitable Health Innovation

8 June 2021
The WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All, which comprises leading economists and health experts from across the globe, today called on governments, the scientific and medical community and private sector leaders to re-design the health innovation ecosystem toward delivering health technologies for the common good ...

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Dame Marilyn Waring on new WHO Council

12 May 2021
The World Health Organisation has asked Professor Dame Marilyn Waring to help come up with new strategies to build healthy societies. The AUT Professor of Public Policy is one of 11 global experts convened for the new WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All ...

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