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5th APNHAN Meeting - Seoul, 4-6 December 2005


Sunday, 4 December

Welcome Dinner (18:00 - 20:00)

Monday, 5 December

Morning : Main Conference (09:00 - 12:00) (Chair - Alejandro N.Herrin)

  • Welcome by Director of Joint OECD/Korea RCSP and breif introduction to the RCSP
  • Review of current status of health accounts in OECD and non-OECD countries in Asia-Pacific region (representatives of the OECD Paris and WHO Geneva)
    : Presentations by OECD Paris, WHO Geneva and APNHAN.
  • Presentations by WHO-WPRO, Ellison, WB-South Asia and WB-East Asia of their current activities and agenda.
  • Presentations on status of health accounts in countries I
    : Presentations by Australia, Bangaldesh, Hong Kong SAR, Mongolia and Vietnam.
  • Afternoon : Main Conference (14:30 - 18:00) (Chair Peter Scherer)

  • Presentations on status of health accounts in countries II
    : Presentations by China, Chinese Taipei, India, Japan and Korea.
  • Presentations on status of health accounts in countries III
    : Presentations by Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Samo, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
  • Discussion of current problems and issues in compling Health Accunts data at regional level.
Tuesday, 6 December

Morning : Main Conference (09.00 - 12.00) (Chair - Gabriel Leung)

  • Presentations of OECD-Eurostat-WHO joint data collection effort and proposal for applying the same questionnaire in Asia-Pacific
    : Presentations by OECD Paris, WHO Geneva and APNHAN
  • Other issues and suggestions for regional collaboration
  • Afternoon : Main Conference (14:30 - 18:00)

  • Short summary and observations on meeting by Peter Scherer.
  • Presentaions on special topics (Japan - pharmaceuticals)
  • Presentation on OOP methods (Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong SAR, Korea, Malaysia and Thailand)

List of participants

Australia, Bangladesh, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Samoa, Thailand, Vietnam, World Health Organization (WHO-Geneva, WHO-WPRO), Ellison Institute, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD-Paris, OECD-RCSP), World Bank (WB-East Asia Division, WB-South Asia Division).

Meeting documents

  • SHA-Based Health Accounts in 13 countries: country studies Australia National Health Accounts 2000 (2005/RCSP/201) [pdf, kb]
  • Health care reform and change in public-private mix of financing: a Korean case (2005/RCSP/210) [pdf, kb]
  • Status of Health Accounts in Asia-Pacific Region: Findings from the APNHAN Survey 2005 (2005/RCSP/403) [pdf, 245 kb]
  • Proposal for procedures and scope of SHA data collection under the co-operation between OECD, EUROSTAT and WHO. (2005/RCSP/405) [pdf, kb]
  • Minutes and report on meeting [pdf, 266kb]


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