Millennium development goals will not be met until 2282

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 12 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:67
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    European donor governments are failing to provide the funding needed to improve health in poor countries to achieve the health millennium development goals (MDGs), according to a report from Action for Global Health launched this week at the House of Commons.

    Gordon Brown's government was urged to show leadership by immediately doubling aid for health.

    Christine McCafferty MP, chairwoman of the all party parliamentary group on population, development, and reproductive health, said that recent research showed that at the current rate of progress the goals in sub-Saharan Africa will not be met until 2282—that is, …

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