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Does Better Health Lead to Better Wealth?
Date:6/23/2008

c burden and how well-run health systems can contribute to wealthier societies will be discussed at the Tallinn Conference:

- The economic costs of ill health in the European Region;

- Performance measurement for health system improvement: experiences,

challenges and prospects; and

- Health systems, health and wealth: assessing the case for investing in

health systems.

These reports are available on the Conference web site (http://www.euro.who.int/healthsystems2008).

"Health is a robust predictor of economic growth owing to increased savings, investment in human capital, labour-market participation, productivity growth and so on, which makes a strong case for investing in health systems," says Dr Marc Danzon, WHO Regional Director for Europe.

"However, if health ministers are to win the argument on investment they need to demonstrate that the health system is really using the resources it is given effectively and efficiently. Governments have to face difficult choices when deciding how to allocate resources. Yet they often seem willing to invest in some elements of their national physical and human infrastructure, for example in transport systems and education, but less willing to invest in their most important resource, the health of their people," he adds.

New WHO european charter on health systems expected to be signed on Friday 27 June

The wider recognition that health systems are directly related to economic performance, both at the individual level and at the national level, puts health status among the key indicators of a country's economic potential. To capitalize on that understanding, all 53 WHO European Member States gathered in Tallinn are expected to sign a new charter on health systems. The charter aims to reinforce the position that spending on health systems, when it is cost-effective and appropriate, is
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