Subject: [fem-women2000 530] IMPACT OF THE ASIAN ECONOMIC CRISIS ON HEALTH -- A Report Commissioned by AusAID, June 2000
From: "angela" <>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 09:29:57 +0800
Seq: 530

                                                    ..........  AWORC-meet

Dear Friends,

ARROW's Proactive Information Services-Women & Health Listing

A report commissioned by AusAID on the Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis
on Health (covering Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Lao PDR),
June 2000, is available on the AusAID's website at
&Type=PubKAH. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these PDF formatted
files. A short summary of the content follows:

This publication describes the outcomes of a study to:

1. Report on the impact of the Asian economic crisis on the health
sector in selected countries receiving Australian government assistance
and to identify health sector priorities prior to and after the crisis.

2. Investigate and report on the responses of recipient governments, the
private sector, local communities, non-government organisations (NGO), UN
and multilateral agencies (especially the World Bank and Asian Development
Bank), and international donors to the challenges faced by the health sector
as a result of the crisis, and to identify gaps in these responses.

3. Identify how the Australian aid program, in keeping with the stated
policy objectives and priority areas of AusAID, and other international
donors can contribute to efforts to address the health impacts of the

The Study was commissioned by AusAID and was conducted by staff of the
International Health Unit of Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research.

Besides the separate country reports, an Executive Summary is also posted.

Warm regards,


Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW)
Street Address: Ground Floor, Block G, Anjung Felda, Jalan Maktab, 54000
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 163, Gombak, 53700 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Tel: 60-3-26929913
Fax: 60-3-26929958

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