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UN global summit disappoints aid groups

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7518.651-a (Published 22 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:651
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    International aid groups were disappointed by the 2005 global summit at the United Nations in New York last week. The millennium goals, set in 2000 for implementation by 2015, were probably unreachable for 20 years or more, commentators said.

    “People made the right noises at last week's summit, but those noises need to be followed by real dollar commitments,” said Alfred Sommer, chair of the expert committee on health of the governance initiative of the …

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