The initial 11 members are renowned experts in economics, health, government, finance and development around the world.
The Council’s focus is on new strategies to shape economies and financial systems aimed at making healthy communities fair, inclusive, equitable and sustainable. It contains lessons learned during the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Council will hold its first meeting on May 6, 2021 at University College London, chaired by Mariana Masugado, Professor of Economics for Economics and Institutional Director for Public Value and Innovation and Public Purpose.
The WHO collects data on 11 top economists, health and development, from around the world, the first for all members of the WHO Council for the Health Economy. The Council’s role is to provide independent advice to the Director-General on how to address mutual health and economic challenges and create a way to support communities and countries to build healthy communities. To do this, it will provide recommendations for a new strategy to shape the overall goal of an economy that supports health for all, including the most equitable and effective health system.
“I am pleased to invite talented and inspiring global experts as the WHO Council for the Healthy Economy for All, led by renowned economist Professor Mariana Masugado,” said Dr. Tetros. “I set up this council to bring together leading experts in economics, policy development and health and benefit from their knowledge and expertise. I urge them to move forward in a new way to ensure health. Action And investment decisions are at heart. All government. Health should be valued as our most important objective. “
The Council held its inaugural meeting today, beginning a strong and comprehensive process to gather insights, develop a plan of action, and develop structured oriented practices based on global examples and lessons learned from the COVID-19 plural. done.
The Council’s patron, H.E. Finnish Prime Minister Channa Marin said the new body would provide strong support to address inter-allied public health and economic issues between the WHO and the countries.
Prime Minister Marin said: “The epidemic has had a profound impact on the health, economy and communities around the world. Also, it shows that with the right approach, we can protect and protect those who are vulnerable. Global. Unity means and the importance of putting people at the center of decision-making. Women’s participation in policy-making and feedback and recovery centers is essential. “
He said: “We strongly believe that this council will provide invaluable advice to the secretariat and member states.”
In addition to Professor Mariana Masugado, the founding member of the board, Prof. Sennett Pizza, Proc. Jayati Ghosh, Vanessa Huang, Proc. Stephanie Kelton, Proc. Ilona Kigbusch, Lina Kelobogil Moholo, dau. Julia Maria Profeta da Luce, and Kate Roward. Additional members may be appointed. Dr. Vera Sangway will be the guest of honor.
“The concept of COVID-19 shines a bright light on severe disability and fits with key sectors of society as they respond to the interrelated health and economic challenges that people face in everyday life,” Council President Professor Masukato said. Director of Innovation and General Purpose Innovation and Public Value and Institution at University College London. “Coordinating strategy, investment and political commitment is needed to protect public health, protect and strengthen economies. Health for all should be at the heart of those investment decisions and changes of government – it is managed with a positive outlook. Should be done. The council will work. They face many challenges and provide a way to the world. “
The WHO Council aims to revitalize all as global health and ensure that national and global economies and finances are structured to meet this ambitious goal. It includes suggestions on what can be done in four key areas and practical tools: new ways of measuring and assessing health for all, developing public sector capacity to promote emerging change, and population health goals. Make changes and ensure financial systems to achieve. In health development. This requires a change in funding for health, a long-term investment in a “healthy society” based on the fact that health and the economy are interconnected.