New data on the employment effects of health economies in 185 countries
by Xenia Scheil-Adlung
International Labour Organization, Extension of Social Security (ESS) Working Paper No. 55, 2016
This paper provides evidence that investments in health protection not only impact on the achievement of health objectives, but also create an important source of employment across numerous economic sectors. The paper calls for significantly increasing investments in decent jobs for the production of UHC, sustainable development and inclusive growth.