Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
World Immunization Week 24-30 April 2016 World Immunization Week 2016, 24-30 April, focuses on gains in immunization coverage, and steps countries can take to “Close the Immunization Gap”. Immunization averts 2 to 3 million deaths annually; however, an additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided if global vaccination coverage improves. Read the press release Global Vaccine […]
Source: http://www.who.int/emergencies/zika-virus/mediacentre/webcast-22-3-2016/en/. Last Accessed 24 March 2016.
MARCH 23, 2016 192 organisations from 51 countries have called on Prime Minister Abe, leader of the G7, to work to ensure the Ise-Shima G7 delivers a strong framework on Universal Health Coverage when it meets in May. The letter, organised by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), was sent to the […]
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. It will equally focus on […]