Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff Ebola Marketplaces Consumer Resources

MDGs/Post-2015 MDG Agenda

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Report Presents Results Of Post-2015 Development Agenda Global Survey

U.N. News Centre: ‘7 million voices’ weigh in on future development agenda in U.N. survey “…The ‘We the Peoples: Celebrating 7 Million Voices’ report presents the global results of MY World, the U.N. survey for a better world, which was developed in response to the Secretary-General’s call for ‘the most…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Government Committed To Use Of Gender-Sensitive Data In Foreign Policy, Development Initiatives

U.S. Department of State: U.S. Government Increases Focus on Gender-Sensitive Data: Leading Foreign Assistance Programs Avail Gender-Sensitive Data to Improve Policy and Development Decision-Making This media note describes the U.S. government’s participation in the recent Data2X event in New York City and its “commitment to making the empowerment of women…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Progress Made Toward Ending Extreme Poverty, World Bank Data Show

New York Times: A Global Gauge Finds Progress Against Poverty “…In just over two decades, the number of people living in extreme poverty has been almost halved. … At current growth rates, the World Bank predicts that in 15 or so years, the income of a vast majority of the…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Achieving UHC Goal Will Help End Extreme Poverty

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: Ending Extreme Poverty in Asia through Universal Health Coverage Kristina Yarrow, a senior health technical specialist in the Asia Bureau, and Caroline Ly, a health economist in the Bureau for Global Health’s Office of Health Systems, write, “By financing policies that focus on increasing equity and access to…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Pieces Discuss Maternal, Child Health, Reproductive Rights, Family Planning

Devex: Let’s support national actions to end preventable maternal and newborn deaths Mariam Claeson, director of maternal, newborn and child health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…As we move into 2015 and beyond, we find ourselves at the dawn of the Sustainable Development Goals. As we move forward,…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss Universal Health Care In Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Lancet: Universal health coverage post-2015: putting people first Editorial Board “Dec 12, 2014, marks the world’s first Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. … UHC is indeed considered one of the key components of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be finalized in September 2015. … UHC beyond 2015 must…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health, Climate Change Should Be ‘Fully Integrated’ Into Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Lancet: Health and climate change: the end of the beginning? Maria Neira, director of the WHO’s Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, and WHO colleagues “…In September, the Climate Summit hosted by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon brought together 125 heads of state in New York,…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Behavioral Economic Policies Can Provide Effective, Inexpensive Solutions To Health, Development Problems

New York Times: In Praise of Small Miracles David Brooks, columnist “…The World Bank has just issued an amazingly good report called ‘Mind, Society and Behavior’ on how the insights of behavioral economics can be applied to global development and global health. The report, written by a team led by…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Post-2015 Development Agenda Must Include ‘Intentional Focus On Adolescent Girls’

Huffington Post: Girls Left Behind: Review of Secretary General’s Report Leaves Much to Be Desired for Girls, Women Lyric Thompson, senior policy manager at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) “Late last week, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released his long-awaited report synthesizing various inputs to and, theoretically setting…

News Summary Read More
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

2015 Holds Best Opportunity To Work Toward Sustainable Development

Project Syndicate: The Year of Sustainable Development Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and special adviser to the U.N. secretary general on the Millennium Development Goals “The year 2015 will be our generation’s greatest opportunity to move the world toward sustainable development. … In July 2015,…

News Summary Read More