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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: WHO Bulletin: Recycling fuel subsidies as health subsidies – This editorial by Robert Yates proposes that financing rapid UHC reforms using savings from reducing fuel subsidies can be a very effective political strategy to tackle two major development priorities … Continue reading

Placing populations’ health at the heart of the post-2015 agenda

Carole Presern, in a Bulletin from the World Health Organisation: “The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have shaped global health and development priorities and have catalysed major improvements in women’s and children’s health. The post-2015 development agenda, currently under debate, must capitalize on these achievements. To this end, in 2012 the United Nations System Task Team on … Continue reading

WHO Executive Board Considers Health in Post-2015 Agenda

“The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) met to consider a report outlining the framework for developing a health-related component of the UN’s post-2015 development agenda. The Secretariat report proposes two interrelated components for a health-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG): universal health coverage and healthy life expectancy.” Read the full article on the … Continue reading

Positioning Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – WHO discussion paper

This note by the World Health Organization (WHO) is intended as a discussion paper on the position of health in the post-2015 agenda. The paper focuses on content, identifying a series of issues that need to be addressed in framing future health goals and discussing ways in which Universal Health Coverage might be used as … Continue reading

Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Call for Papers

WHO and Unicef are co-leading the facilitation of the global thematic consultation on health in the post-2015 development agenda. They are inviting interested individuals and groups to submit “think pieces” on the positioning and role of health in the post-2015 agenda. Download the call for papers here. Manuscripts will be accepted from 5 October 2012. … Continue reading

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