Global Health in the news
A new global development site for The Guardian – The Guardian has launched a new website in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help focus the world’s attention on global development. One aim of the website is to hold governments, institutions and NGOs accountable for the implementation of MDGs.
EU citizens call on the EU to stick to the 0.7% GNI target – The Special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission one week before the MDG Summit shows European citizens’ support to aid provided to developing countries.
Women, Children Top U.N.’s Anti-Poverty Agenda – All eight of the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are critical to development, but numbers four and five on child and maternal health are the real priority areas for this year. (IPSnews)
Africa’s Future is Female – Study after study has shown that, if women are given the tools they need, they can help lift communities out of poverty and transform millions of lives. Ahead of the MDG Summit, ONE has launched a new report which urges to increase investment in Africa’s women and girls to tackle extreme poverty and disease.