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Panel: Aim to ensure healthy lives through universal health care, access and equity

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A report from the United Nations-assigned panel framing an approach to post-2015 global development goals asserts that universal access to basic healthcare, eliminating discriminatory barriers that stand between vulnerable people and services, a commitment to social, economic, and environmental equity, as well as investing in disease prevention will be essential to reaching the attainable goal […]

`Fresh' U.S. strategy on MDG goals

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The Obama administration today released a government-wide strategy on a subject that previously had drawn little high-level attention from Washington – the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs. Much like National Security Strategy documents put together by a succession of U.S. administrations, Obama’s MDG strategy serves as more of a framework of principles, rather than giving […]