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Universal health coverage: time for an ambitious call for equity in health

By Winnie Byanyima, executive director at Oxfam International on the Oxfam blog.  “In the global survey World We Want 2015, health was the first priority of people living in poor countries. This was not surprising. Every year in Africa, nearly a quarter of a million children under five die because their parents cannot afford to pay … 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: Summary of Targets from Proposals in the SDGs e-Inventory under the OWG’s 19 Focus Areas – A compilation by Stakeholder Forum (Jack Cornforth, Juliette Becuwe and Umberto Sconfienza) of goals and corresponding targets for each of the 19 … 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: Health in the Framework of Sustainable Development: TECHNICAL REPORT FOR THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA Prepared by the Thematic Group on Health for All of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network – A Global Initiative for the United Nations, this … Continue reading

Event: Defeating AIDS — Advancing global health in post-2015

UNAIDS is holding an event on February 13th in London, UK to discuss the AIDS response in the future development framework. Read the event description below: “The Commission To bring this debate to the global arena, The UNAIDS and Lancet Commission: Defeating AIDS — Advancing global health has been established. Through a dynamic programme of think-tank consultations, … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: The 2015 Post: Issue #3 Published Issue #3 of the 2015 Post by UN-NGLS has just been released. The January edition consists of a new interactive format. It includes articles about the 7th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on … Continue reading

Another New Year — And One More Chance to Choose the World We Want

Written by Mariela Castro EspínCuban MP, President of CENESEX and member of the UN High-Level Task Force for the ICPD, on the Huffington Post: “The coming year is a crucial one for humanity, the future and the planet. Throughout 2014, in a series of global and regional deliberations, representatives from all member states of the … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Event: Post-2015 framework on poverty eradication and sustainable development This event is being held at Wilton Park, UK, between Wednesday 29th of January and Friday 31st 2014. Read the event description below, and click on the link above to find out … Continue reading

Post-2015 news

Read in our round-up the latest news and events on post-2015 and the sustainable development goals: High‐Level Event of the General Assembly “The Contributions of Women,the Young and Civil Society  to the Post‐2015 Development Agenda” – 6‐7 of March, 2014  “The high‐level event will address a number of cross‐cutting rights‐based issues relevant to women and the young, across differing national circumstances and developmental stages, such … Continue reading

NTDs: treatment could lift one in six people out of poverty post-2015

Written by Neeraj Mistry on the Guardian Global Development Professionals site: “A global effort is now underway to make sure that access to medicine and other interventions will be possible for the one in six people worldwide afflicted by NTDs. As United Nations secretary general Ban Ki Moon recently said: “Poverty reduction and the elimination of NTDs go hand-in-hand.” He is not alone … Continue reading

Fitting AIDS into the post-2015 agenda

Written by Paul Stephens, on Devex: “Ongoing negotiations on a new global development framework have raised fears that existing targets may be forgotten — and gains lost — once the Millennium Development Goals expire at the end of 2015. This is why world leaders appear to be honing in on ways to keep the momentum … Continue reading

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