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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: Copenhagen Consensus Health papers – These new set of papers focus on women and children’s health look at targets to reduce newborn mortality by 70%, thereby preventing 2m child deaths per year by 2030. Using the law to contest and claim economic … Continue reading

Universal Health Coverage Day – Whaddaya say?

Written by Jeffrey Lazarus is a Senior Researcher at CHIP, the Centre for Health and Infectious Disease Research, University of Copenhagen, on the Development Progress blog “Today is the first Universal Health Coverage Day. But does the general public even know about the many health days we already have throughout the year? Most of these occasions seem … 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: Synthesis Report of the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda: The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet – This advanced, unedited UN report summarises the sustainable development processes that have occurred within … Continue reading

Global Health Technologies Coalition webinar

10 December 4 – 5.30pm Join Global Health Technologies Coalition for a webinar on December 10 to discuss pooled funding mechanisms as a resource to support and advance global health research and development (R&D). The webinar will present multiple perspectives on the topic and offer opportunities for Q&A with the panelists. Pooling Resources to Advance Global Health … 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: 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

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