Greater Mekong Subregion Health Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023

Institutional Document | June 2019

This publication provides a framework to guide the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on collaboration to tackle priority health issues.

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The Strategy has three major outcomes:
• improved GMS health system performance in responding to public health threats,
• strengthened protection for vulnerable communities from the health impacts of regional integration, and
• enhanced human resource capacity to respond to priority health issues.

The Strategy, which is aligned with national health plans, was developed following extensive consultations among the GMS Working Group on Health Cooperation members, government stakeholders, and other partners.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Background
  • GMS Health Cooperation Strategy 2019
  • Implementing GMS Health Cooperation
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Health
  • Health system development
  • Health sector development and reform
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Cambodia
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
  • 36
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS190210
  • 978-92-9261-644-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-645-8 (electronic)

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