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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection: The Role of Research and Innovation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – This paper – authored by the Global Health Technologies Coalition, the Council on Health Research for Development, the International AIDS Vaccine Institute and PATH –  makes the … Continue reading

Closing the Gap for Post-2015: New Ambition for Acute Malnutrition

Written by Sabrina de Souza, UK Advocacy Manager at Action Against Hunger UK on the Huffington Post blog “Nutrition is both a maker and marker of development. Yet, undernutrition continues to hamper the ability of children to live happy, healthy lives and reach their full potential. Millions of children – 52 million to be exact … Continue reading

Counting Down to a New Era of Global Health

Written by Jonathan Jay, JD MA, coordinator of Health for All Post-2015, a global campaign of civil society organizations advocating for universal health coverage in the post-2015 development agenda, and senior writer for Management Sciences for Health, a global non-profit that develops sustainable health systems in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. What do … Continue reading

Southern Voice Occasional Paper Series

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Today’s selection covers recent occasional papers produced as part of the Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals Agenda, an initiative to channel evidence-based policy inputs from the Global South into the discussion on the post-2015 framework and targets: First Approximations on Post-MDG International Development Goals – by … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Global MPI 2014 – the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) has released an at-a-glance overview of findings and a 2014 synthesis of main results of the updated global Multidimensional Poverty Index. This has been accompanied by policy briefings on destitution,  on rural-urban multidimensional … Continue reading

Universal basic education is the millennium goal everyone forgot

Written by Jeffrey Sachs is director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University in the Washington Post. “In the fight against extreme poverty, we face a puzzle. When the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals were set in 2000, they included both health and education objectives. The health goals were pursued with vigor — and money — and great progress … Continue reading

The Political Fight Against Polio

Written by Sarah Stillman, staff writer for The New Yorker and a visiting scholar at N.Y.U.’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on The New Yorker. “When I first saw the musical “Annie,” as a kid, I wasn’t all that interested in the zippy orphan star. I fixated, instead, on President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his bulky wheelchair. Polio … Continue reading

Pathways to progress in health: lessons from leading performers

5 June 2014 10:00 to 12:30 (GMT +1 (BST)) Venue: Overseas Development Institue, 203 Blackfriars Road, London and streamed online As the Millennium Development Goals draw to a close, there is increasing interest in taking stock and learning from countries seen as leading performers in diverse sectors, including health. Critical questions and topics to be … Continue reading

World Health Assembly 2014 — 3 things to look out for in Geneva

Written by Cécile Vernant, head of EU advocacy for Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung on the Devex blog.  “This week, the World Health Assembly in Geneva brings with it a packed agenda and a whole host of questions around a number of key issues for global health policy makers. In a critical period for the crafting of the post-2015 framework, … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 7th World Urban Forum Medellín Declaration – The outcome declaration from the Recent World Urban Forum conference in Medellin, Colombia as presented by UN Habitat. Exploring the Gender Dimension of Climate Finance Mechanisms – New briefing by the … Continue reading

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