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The 5th APEC High Level Meeting on Health and the Economy

posted Sep 22, 2015, 10:49 PM by Admin Web   [ updated Sep 22, 2015, 11:45 PM ]

Health Ministers of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Chinese Taipei; the Vice Health Minister of Vietnam; the Deputy Finance Minister of the Philippines; the Deputy Science and Technology Minister of Chinese Taipei; senior officials; academic and industry leaders; non-health sectors; representatives of non-governmental and international organizations met in Cebu, Republic of the Philippines on 30-31 August 2015 for the Fifth APEC High Level Meeting on Health and the Economy (HLM5) to discuss the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) that will help APEC member economies achieve the goals set forth in the “Healthy Asia Pacific 2020 Initiative.”

After the meeting, recognize the critical role of health in economic development, they make a joint statement and propose nine recommendations to APEC Ministers and Leaders for consideration.

For the full text of the 5th APEC High Level Meeting on Health and the Economy Joint Statement, please refer to http://mddb.apec.org/Documents/2015/MM/HLM-HE/15_hlm-he_003rev3.pdf

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