Charities call for all UK parties to keep commitment to health development goalsBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1414 (Published 11 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1414
- Peter Moszynski
Britain’s leading role in improving global access to health care in recent years needs to be maintained whoever wins the next election, says a group of major British health charities that is calling on all parties to “ensure the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can be met.”
The call to action was made at a parliamentary launch organised by the Action for Global Health coalition and a score of affiliated charities. The meeting was addressed by international development minister Mike Foster MP and Baroness Jenny Tonge of the Liberal Democrats, although the Conservatives failed to provide a speaker.
Mr Foster told the BMJ that his party was proud to be leading the way …