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Global health goals depend not just on more aid but better delivery

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 26 June 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1461
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. 1London

Funders of aid need to increase the amount they donate for health care and do more to ensure that the aid is delivered effectively, says a new report by Action for Global Health, a network of European non-governmental organisations. To assess the impact of global aid on the health of people in the developing world, the report looks at the amount of aid allocated to health and how it was delivered.

Using case studies from six developing countries, it recommends how the UK government and the European Commission can ensure progress in achieving international health goals, particularly in maternal …

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